Liam Rooney - Football Development Manager
Liam Rooney was appointed Head of Development & Facilities at Derbyshire County FA in October 2018 following nearly 10 successful years as a Football Development Officer at DCFA. His role was updated to Football Development Manager in July 2019.
His role includes managing the Football Development Team and leading on the Facility and Investment element of the Strategy, working closely with colleagues at the Football Foundation, Local Authorities, The FA and other stakeholders.
He previously worked as a Sports Development Officer for six years at East Staffordshire Borough Council and also as a part time football coach at Derby County in the Community.
Having been a player and coach during his journey in football, Liam feels lucky, and extremely proud, to be working in the sport he has loved since he was child.