Football player shoot the ball during game

The SEG Team


Director of Football Steve Kember holding two footballs on a pitch

Steve Kember - Director of Football

Playing Career: Crystal Palace, Chelsea, Leicester City and Vancouver White Caps.

Representative Honours: England U23.

Manager/Coaching Career: Manager of Crystal Palace and Whytleafe FC. Coached at Cumnor House School and Whitgift School for over 30 years. Steve is currently the Crystal Palace U23 scout.

Senior football coach Robert Kember standing on a football pitch

Robert Kember - Senior Coach

Playing Career: Crystal Palace, Woking, Crawley Town, Bromley and Chipstead.

Manager/Coaching Career: FA level 3 - Uefa B qualified coach and manager of Chipstead FC.


Director of Cricket Mark Butcher standing in a gym

Mark Butcher - Director of Cricket

Playing Career: Surrey CCC.

Representative Honours: England - 71 Caps.

Cricket coach Scott Newman coaching a player

Scott Newman - Senior Coach

Playing Career: Surrey CCC, Middlesex CCC & England Lions.

Coaching Career: UKCC Level 3 coach. Provides elite level coaching and mentoring to young cricketers.


Playing Career: England Test, ODI and T20, England Lions, Surrey CC, Hampshire CC, Kent CC & Perth Scorchers.

Coaching Career: Head Coach of London Schools Cricket Association

TASH FARRANT - Women’s Programme Director

Playing Career - England, Oval Invincibles, Kent CC

Cricket senior coach Gary Butcher is bowling

Gary Butcher - Coach

Playing Career: Surrey CCC and Glamorgan CCC.

Coaching Career: UKCC Level 3 coaching qualification. Coach at Kings College Wimbledon as well as providing elite level coaching and mentoring to young cricketers.


Director of Rugby Mike Friday showing players how to throw the ball on a pitch

Mike Friday - Director of Rugby

Playing Career: Wasps, Harlequins and Blackheath.

Representative Honours: England 7s and Barbarians.

Coaching Career: Head coach of England, Kenya and USA 7s - 2021 World 7s coach of the year. Coached USA XVs, London Welsh, London Scottish and Blackheath and coached in England’s National Academy.

Coach talking to players on a field

Sam Howard - Senior Coach

Playing Career: Exeter Chiefs, Bedford Blues and Blackheath.

Representative Honours: England U18 and England U21.

Coaching Career: Level 4 Coach, head of rugby at Dulwich College (winning 3 national titles in a row), director of rugby at Eltham College and head coach of Old Elthamians in the National Leagues.

Rugby coach Richard Birkett on a field with 4 players

Richard Birkett - Coach

Playing Career: Wasps - multiple European Cup and English Premiership winner.

Representative Honours: England Saxons and England U21.

Coaching Career: Wasps Women's Coach and Rugby Performance Director at two private schools.

Strength and conditioning

Strength & Conditioning coach Aidan Syers is working out with players

Aidan Syers

Athletic Career: Professional athlete for 20 years winning competitions throughout Europe.

Representative Honours: Represented Great Britain and England 60m, 100m, and 4 x100m relay.

Coaching; Previously a sports scientist with Crystal Palace and working with and has worked with international and professional sportspeople across a wide range of sports.