Staff

Alan Dowson

Alan Dowson, nicknamed Dowse, became manager of the club in 2022. Dowse spent 7 successful years at Kingstonian, followed by 4 years at Hampton & Richmond Borough and Woking FC respectively. In his first season at Woking, they finished 2nd in the National league South and were promoted to the National League after beating Welling United in the Promotion Final.

Christian Jolley

Christian Jolley is an ex professional footballer and now is Dowse’s assistant manager at the club. As a player, Christian played for Football League sides AFC Wimbledon and Newport County and was managed by Dowse at Kingstonian, Hampton & Richmond and Woking. Injury unfortunately curtailed the striker’s career and he became part of Dowse’s coaching staff at Woking.

Kelvin Reay

Kelvin followed Alan Dowson from Woking to Dartford in the Summer of 2022. Kelvin was a Director at Woking FC for 10 Years and Dowson’s Football Director for 4 seasons. He enjoyed gaining promotion from the Conference South with Woking and his aim is to do the same at the Darts.

Jim Stannard

Jim Stannard is an ex-professional Goalkeeper that accumulated over 600 appearances in the Football League. He has also acquired an extensive coaching career, being a goalkeeper coach as high as the Premier League with Southampton. He joined the Darts alongside Dowse in 2022.

Martin Tyler

Martin Tyler

Martin Tyler is a Full-Time Commentator for Sky Sports and is often heard on Super Sunday.  He has been part of Dowse’s coaching staff throughout his managerial career starting all the way back in 2005 at Walton & Hersham. Martin was part of Dowse’s backroom staff that gained promotion to the National League at Woking and joins the Darts alongside Dowse in 2022.

Mac Egan

Mac is the Head of Analysis at Dartford FC and has been at the club since 2021. Mac has experience at QPR Women, Ramsgate FC and Spurs Academy. He and his team of interns aid the team with data and video analysis on match days and throughout the week.

Steve Haughney

Steve started his career in 2015 at Walton & Hersham FC in the management group, narrowly missing out on promotion twice before moving to local rivals Walton Casuals and gaining promotion from Step 4 to Step 3. Steve stayed with Walton Casuals till 2020, maintaining the club’s step 3 stature. In 2021, Steve joined St Albans who were struggling in the league at the time and helped change the mentality at the club, going 16 games unbeaten before Covid curtailed the league season. The following year, the club enjoyed a FA cup run to the 2nd Round proper, beating Forest Green Rovers on the way. This summer, Dowse brought in Steve as part of his management team for the upcoming season.