Worthing Thunder is a not for profit community company solely run by volunteers.  Without their tireless commitment, Thunder simply would not be the club it is.

Frank Gainsbury


Frank has been involved with Thunder many years and is one of the main sponsors. He is often found on match nights running live stats.

Dave Stanbridge


Dave takes care of all sponsorship and the VT and is a main sponsor Barkers of Tarring, he is the main controlling the big screen.

Gerry McGurk

General Manager

Gerry is the guy that makes sure the club runs smoothly and people know what they are doing.

Sally Wells

Club Secretary

Sally ensures of the official bits are sorted out and can be found organising Ticket Sales.

Coach D

Head Coach

Joins Thunder from British Basketball League side Surrey Scorchers.

Coach George

Under 14's Coach

George is one of the coaching staff for the Juniors teams.

Coach Tomas

Under 16's Coach

Tomas is one of the coaching staff for the Juniors teams.

Louise Bailley

Juniors Administrator

Louise looks after all the off court logistics for the juniors.

Chris Richardson

Arena Manager + Supporters Club Chairman

Chris looks after all the stewards, makes sure the arena is ready on match nights and Chairman of the Supporters Club.

Kevin Merritt

Steward + Supporters Club Treasurer

Kevin is the fans favourite for outstanding court mopping skills, but more importantly he is the Supporters Club Treasurer.

Reece Tester

Team Manager

Reece ensures that the coaching staff and players are looked after on match nights.

John Hobbs

Press Officer

John looks after all press releases and running social media channels



Penny Marshall

Supporter Club Secretary

Penny is the lady that sell you the merchandise, but also looks after the runnng of the Supporter Club

Lin Marshall

Supporters Club

Lin is the lady that sell you the match tickets and helps with the Supporters Club

Emma Weaver

Supporters Club

Emma makes sure you buy the match programmes and raffle tickets. Often found in the bleachers making sure you have your raffle tickets.

Dave Marshall

Voice of the MIC

Dave is the man behind the MIC, organises content for programmes and liaises with away team fixtures.

Jennie Tester

Kit Manager

Jennie is the women behind the raffle table and has the huge task of washing kits and is part of the Supporters Club.


Funky Dunky

No one knows the name of the man in the suit.

Glen Richardson

Supporters Club

Glen is a often seen on the sideline doing video for Facebook live and is also a driver for aways games.

Roger Aylmore


Roger is one of the drivers for away games and is the man who driver the Thunder Bus at the carnival.

Mike Test


Mike is another one of the drivers for away games.

Paul Baskin


Paul makes sure players are in tip top condition on match nights.

Nick Hannon, Mark Gregory, Richard, Roger Clarke


These are the guys that make sure tickets are checked and visitors are looked after

Emily Wells & Ross HodgeS


They are the one pressing buttons to make sure music and jingles are played when they should.

Guy Smith

Camera Operator

Guy IS the guy that stands behind the camera which feeds the big screen.

Siobhan Standbridge


Siobhan is found alongside Frank on the stats table.

Kyle Hemsley


Kyle is the man behind the lens, producing the awesome team and match photographs.

Simon Wells

Match Night Host

Simon organises match night hospitality and marketing, all of the techy stuff like the website, graphic design and match programs.