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

Jonathan Ridd

MBA, MCIOB, NDEA, BINDT, HNC CEng - Chair of Trustees

Director of Green Build Consult a local renewable business. Jon has the community at the heart of his Corporate Social Responsibility

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.

Richard Thomas

Trustee, BSc(Hons) MRICS

Richard is a qualified Chartered Surveyor and has played semi-professional rugby union, rugby league and was an amateur boxer.

Daniel Crossland

Trustee, Managing Director of Solar Plants

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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.