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First team staff

glyn hodges.jpgGlyn Hodges

First Team Manager

Glyn has a wealth of coaching experience in football, including a spell with the Welsh national team, before stints at Blackburn, Manchester City, Fulham, Queens Park Rangers, and Stoke City.

Glyn left Stoke in January 2018 following the departure of manager Mark Hughes, who he has worked with throughout his coaching career. Glyn also had two spells as Caretaker Manager at Barnsley between 2001 and 2003.

A former Wimbledon apprentice, Glyn made more than 200 appearances during seven years at the club. The Welsh international midfielder went onto play for numerous other clubs including Sheffield United, Newcastle United, Watford and Crystal Palace.

Glyn was appointed First Team Manager in October 2019.

 

nick daws.jpgNick Daws

First Team Assistant Manager

Nick, who was appointed as our Head of Recruitment in January, has vast experience in football, both as a player and a coach. Prior to joining Wimbledon, Nick was at Scunthorpe United, where he served as Assistant Manager and Manager between January 2016 and August 2018. He has also held coaching roles at Barnsley, Rotherham, and QPR, where he previously worked with Glyn.

Nick was appointed Assistant Manager in October 2019.

 

vaughan ryan.jpgVaughan Ryan

First Team Coach

Vaughan Ryan became First Team Coach in June 2019.

After building up his coaching experience with former Wimbledon defender Scott Fitzgerald, who is Millwall’s Academy Director, and former Dons midfielder Ian Hazel at Carshalton, Vaughan was offered an opportunity to return to the Dons.

Read about his journey through football.

 

ashley bayes.jpgAshley Bayes

Goalkeeping Coach

Ashley Bayes became the Club's first full time goalkeeping coach in June 2013.

'Bayzo', who in his first season was registered as a player for the Club, has over a decade of coaching experience, as well as a long playing career at clubs such as Torquay, Stevenage, Leyton Orient and Brentford.

 

stuart douglas.jpgStuart Douglas

Physiotherapist

Stuart Douglas joined AFC Wimbledon in July 2013 as the club physiotherapist.

 

jason moriarty.jpgJason Moriarty

Fitness Coach

While studying sports science at Roehampton University Jason started working for AFC Wimbledon as first team fitness coach. Jason is responsible for planning and leading the strength and conditioning development of all first team players.