Management Team


Jamie Tunstall


Jamie started his playing career in the northern league at Darlington RA before moving to Northallerton Town where he spent 5 seasons across 2 spells. Sandwiched between those two spells was a period in the north east counties premier division with Hallam and Maltby Main. He finished his playing career with spells at Crook either side of an interval with Norton and Stockton as player / assistant manager. Jamie previously managed Billingham Synthonia through a difficult spell in the Northern League in 2017/2018 season and helped maintain their existence. Jamie’s first season at Crook he guided them to a 9th place finish, their first top half finish in 4 seasons. A young manager who wants his team to play a style of football at Crook that the fans enjoy.

Matthew Coad


Played for York City 2001-2005
Crook Town – Snapped ACL in pre season and was out for nearly 2 years. Scored for Crook in a 3–0 victory over Armthorpe Welfare, which saw them progress to the first qualifying round of the FA Cup
West Auckland – Part of the FA Vase squad that played against Dunston in the final at Wembley. Retired from playing the season after.
Coach at Darlington FC Youth.
Assistant manager role is first management role in senior football.

Michael Colman


Michael played Northern League for 10 years with clubs such as Brandon, Northallerton and mainly Darlington RA before his playing career was cut short by a double leg break 3 years ago! First move into management and coaching was with Darlington RA as their assistant manager and then joined the coaching staff as part of Jamie Tunstall’s team at the Millfield.

Anthony Verity

Player / Coach

Chris MacDonald


Chris started his coaching career as goalkeeping coach at Richmond Town. Then moved onto manage the Richmond Town Reserve team. Previously spent time at Crook before moving to Stokesley as assistant manager, then returning to Crook as part of the current management team and active behind the scenes member of the Black and Amber team

Jordan Tomlinson


Jordan has a wealth of knowledge around football, playing at professional level and ending his playing career in the Northern League.
Having been around the NL for 10+ years, having helped professionals through to novice levels with injuries, he has a passion for aiding people getting back to their best!
A successful playing career has lead him into a successful sports therapist career with qualifications in nutrition, personal training, sports psychology and sports therapy – he has a vast amount of knowledge which will be beneficial to the team