The Charity is led and governed by a Board of Trustees with extensive commercial and community experience, as follows:

Daniel Crossland

Chair, Managing Director of Photon Project Management

Dan was the previous Managing Director of Solar Plants and now runs Photon Project Management, a local company. Dan, a commited member of The Bulldogs, joined the board of Trustees in Oct 2014 after having trained with us since 2013. Dan became chair in June 2019 when John Ridd stepped down. 

Mike Jones

Founder & Head Coach

Mike is one of the head coaches at The Bulldogs and is a founder member of the Boxing Club. He was a keen sportsman who has developed into a respected coach on the amateur circuit.

Stuart Phillips

Trustee and Head Coach of Port Talbot Boxing Club

Stuart is a former Celtic Welterweight professional boxing champion. He has honed these skills into a top coach and is a no nonsense disciplinarian in the gym who leads by example. He passes down his experiences to our young members and is still a very active sparring partner for many of our boxers.

Ceri Thomas


Former professional rugby player and a dedicated user of The bulldogs facilities.

Clive Owen


Managing Director of the A1 Group of companies. A self-made entrepreneur.