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First Team Staff

Johnnie JacksonJohnnie Jackson - Manager

Johnnie was appointed First-Team Manager on 16 May 2022.

Read more about Johnnie's appointment.


Terry SkivertonTerry Skiverton - Assistant Manager

Terry joined the Club when Johnnie Jackson took over as First-Team Manager.

Read our first interview with Terry from June 2022.


Rob TuveyRob Tuvey - First Team Coach

Rob moved up from Under-18s manager to First-Team coach in 2020/21 season, and after a successful period in which the First-Team ensured survival in League One, was confirmed as our First-Team Coach ahead of 2021/22, continuing a rise up the ladder that started when he coached the Academy Under-7s.


Ashley Bayes.jpgAshley Bayes - Goalkeeping Coach

Ashley Bayes became the Club's first full-time goalkeeping coach in June 2013. Bayzo already had over a decade of coaching experience before he joined the Club, as well as a long playing career at clubs such as Torquay, Stevenage, Leyton Orient and Brentford.



Johnnie JacksonTom Daws - Head of Recruitment & Performance Analysis

Speaking about Tom's role back in March 2023, First-Team Manager Johnnie Jackson said:

"Dawsy has been first class, I’m really impressed with his work. Since I’ve been in management I’ve looked to work closely with analysts – it aids your game preparation through the use of clips."


Bobby Bacic.jpgBobby Bacic - Head Physiotherapist

Head Physiotherapist who joined the Club ahead of the 2023/24 season.

Read our article announcing Bobby's arrival from July 2023.


Chris McConnell.jpgChris McConnell - Head of Sports Science

Chris joined the Club from Millwall after three-and-a-half years with the Championship side, serving most recently as first-team Assistant Sports Scientist after initially working with the Under-23 squad with former Dons skipper Paul Robinson. Chris has also worked at Watford and Charlton.

Find out more about Chris in his first Dons interview.


Robin Bedford.jpgRobin Bedford - Kit Man

Robin 'Rocket' Bedford has served as our kit man for 16 years. Read more about his history as a Dons supporter and life as our long-serving kit man.

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