The South West Peninsula Football League Ltd

Directory of Officers & Board Members

President : Carl Throgmorton

Life Vice Presidents : Peter Beard, Robert Bell, Mark Hayman, Philip Hiscox, Phillip Lowe, David Moore, David Rawlings, Mike Sampson, William Smale, Maurice Sweeney, Mike Symons, Bruce Taylor & Barry Widdicombe.

Chairman : Mark Hayman

Vice Chairman : Mike Pett

Company Secretary : Philip Hiscox

Finance Director : Nigel Call

Directors : John Mead (Grounds Inspection), Keith Mann (Match Officials), Marcus Scott (Cullompton Rangers), Phil Lowe (Tavistock), Ivor Phillips (Holsworthy), David Baskwill (Plymstock United), Tracy Banfield (St Dennis) and Robbie Morris (Torpoint Athletic).

Football Secretary : Philip Hiscox, 45A Serge Court, The Quay, Exeter, EX2 4EB : Phone/Fax : 01392 493995 Mobile : 077888 97706 Twitter : @swpleague Email :

Benevolent Fund : Mark Hayman : Email :

Referees Appointments Officers : Paul Murphy : Email : : Jason Hawkins : Email :

Results Officer : Nigel Davis  : Email:

Officers Profiles

  • Mark Hayman Chairman
  • Home Town : Newton Abbot
  • Occupation : Insurance Broker
  • Family : Wife Elaine for twenty eight seasons, Three Children : Scott, Nick & Carly.
  • Favourite Football Lge Clubs : Plymouth Argyle & Chelsea
  • Football Career : Played for Bovey Tracey from Under 8’s to Under 18’s, Teign Village for a couple of seasons and then all senior football at Newton Abbot Spurs. Newton Abbot Spurs Club Secretary from 1986 to 2003, Devon County League Vice Chairman 2003/6, Devon County League Chairman 2006/7, South West Peninsula League Vice Chairman 2007/9 & Chairman 2009 to date.
  • Away from Football what other hobbies do you have : Watching Plymouth Argyle and Chelsea at home and abroad. Have now visited all 92 football league grounds. Speedway occasionally but running a busy Insurance Brokerage and being an active Chairman of the League, there seems little time left in the day to do anything else !
  • Mike Pett Vice Chairman
  • Home Town : Holsworthy
  • Occupation : Retired plant operator
  • Family : Wife Margaret, daughter Sue and son Andrew. Grand-daughters Emme & Zoe
  • Favourite Football Lge Club : None
  • Football Career : Chairman at Holsworthy AFC for 14 years and prior to that played for a number of North Devon based clubs.
  • Away from Football what other hobbies do you have : Walking.
  • Philip Hiscox League Secretary
  • Home Town : Exeter
  • Occupation : Part Time Football Adminstator
  • Family : Lone Parent with Three Children, now all grown up and produced between them Six Grand-Children!
  • Favourite Football Lge Club : None
  • Football Career : Played badly for Littleham, Refereed (and some would say equally badly) for a number of years whilst editing programmes at Exmouth Town and others. Joined committee of Heavitree United in 1988 and then became Secretary of the East Devon Cups from 1993/96. In 1995 was elected Secretary of the Devon League where I stayed until it merged with the SW Peninsula League and from 2007 becoming the first Secretary of the new league. Have also been a Devon County FA Council Member and Vice Chairman of Devon FA as well as inaugural Secretary of the Devon Womens League.
  • Away from Football what other hobbies do you have : Spending time with my grand-children, Speedway and musical theatre.
  • Nigel Call Finance Director
  • Home Town :Bovey Tracey
  • Occupation : Accounts Manager
  • Family : Happily married to Heidi, 2 Children, Owen and Jade
  • Favourite Football Lge Club : Torquay United and also season ticket holder at Aston Villa
  • Football Career : Last kicked a ball in anger on 1 May 2005 having played mainly for Bovey Tracey from Under 14 upwards. Elected Treasurer of Bovey Tracey in June 1989 and remained involved until May 2010. South Devon League Management Committee member from 2003/04 for 4 seasons. Became finance director of the league in September 2011.
  • Away from Football what other hobbies do you have : Football is my life ! But other than watching football up and down the country, including a gradual attempt at completing the ’92, (does that make me a hopper?), I enjoy reading, mainly autobiographies and crime fiction, collecting football memorabilia and nothing better than enjoying a pint.
  • Keith MannMatch Officials Director
  • Home Town : Exeter
  • Occupation : Driver, previously a manager at Royal Mail
  • Family : Married to Juley, 2 Children, Cameron and Shaun
  • Favourite Football Lge Club : Leeds United
  • Football Career : Experienced Referee of many years, also a Referees Assessor. Former member of Devon County FA and active member of the East Devon branch of the Referees Association. Former Secretary of the Juventus Youth League.
  • John Mead Ground Inspection Officer
  • Home Town : Penzance
  • Occupation : Retired Teacher
  • Family : Married to Pauline, two sons and one daughter plus three grand-children
  • Favourite Football Lge Club : None
  • Football Career : Played for Penzance from 14 years of age until knee problems caused early retirement at 29. Managed to win both the Cornwall Senior Cup and South Western League. Stalwart of over 50 seasons in various roles at Penzance AFC. Serves as the SWP Leagues representative on the Cornwall County FA.
  • Away from Football what other hobbies do you have : Social gatherings in local hostelries when time permits !

The Board of the new league line-up for this team group ahead of the first ever AGM held in June 2007 at Eggbuckland School. Back Row (L to R) : Mark Rowles, Dave Baskwill, Marcus Scott, Peter Snopek, John Mead, Dave Rawlings Front Row (L to R) Keith Mann, Mike Wilson (Finance), Mark Hayman (Vice Chairman), Bob Bell (Chairman), Phil Hiscox (Secretary), Phillip Lowe.

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