Ian joined HWFC at the end of October 2008. He is a UEFA-A (pro Licence) qualified Coach, and an FA qualified Referee.

He has played, coached or managed teams at Civil Service, Old Westminster Citizens and Alexandra Park in the Southern Amateur League. He also coached teams in Morecambe, Swindon and Blackpool . He has won 9 league titles in 12 years bringing a title to all SAL clubs and adding 5 AFA Cup runner ups. He has won many internal club honours including clubman of the year twice at the Civil Service.

He has been involved in organising coaching courses and referee courses and was awarded the FA Workforce award for services to football in 2006 & again in 2008.

After many years of serious mens football, this season Ian is planning to play for a number of clubs on a more social level and has already played on tours for Dulwich Hamlet and Glasgow Rangers.

Ian Gannon
Head Coach