Management Team:

Dave Diaper - Manager
Marc Diaper - Assistant Manager
Iain Calder - Coach
Jack Smith - Coach
Phil Moody - Goalkeeper Coach
Joel Whitfield - Physio
Charlie Kirby - Physio
Terry Miller - Team Support
Gary "Onion" King - Team Support
Dominic Ing-Seaborne - Team Support


Dave Diaper - Joined the club as manager in 1999 from B.A.T. A former Southampton Schools & Hampshire Representative player, "Diapes" clubs include Cadnam, BHC (IoW), Pirelli, AC Delco, Otterbourne & Netley Vics. Now with over 1,100 games as Manager under his belt for the Boatmen, with 11 major honours, capped with the FA Vase victory in 2014

Marc Diaper - Second in the all time appearances for the Boatmen, Marc retired from playing after winning the FA Vase.  He was persuaded to come out of retirement a year later to turn out for AFC Totton. After being forgiven for that indiscretion, he became assistant to his Dad in 2016.

Iain Calder - Played for Vospers and also Follands & Brockenhurst.  Iain guided his Sholing Youth team for 6 years up to U18 level before becoming Development Squad Manager.  He stepped up to first team coaching duties in 2017

Jack Smith - Former Sholing, Blackfield & Bashley midfielder, Jack hung up the boots recently and after a season as a coach at Hamble Club, has joined Dave Diaper's coaching staff

Joel Whitfield - Physio Joel has been at the club since 2015/16. Studied at University of Chichester in 2014. Joel has a Degree in Sports Therapy (BSC Hons)

Byron Mason - DOB 1 March 87 - One club player, "By" has made over 600 appearances for the Boatmen, scoring 100 goals and been club captain for over 10 years.  Proudly lifted the FA Vase with Dave Diaper at Wembley in 2014 as well as 5 other trophies as skipper. A natural leader, central midfielder Byron is the beating heart of the team.

Marvin McLean - DOB 20 August 87 - Became the club record appearance holder when he surprassed 650 appearances in August 2019.  "Marv" famously scored the winning goal at Wembley in the FA Vase in 2014.  Spent most the time as a left winger, but in recent seasons moved to left back and excelled in that position.

Dan Mason - DOB 5 June 92 - "D-Dan" youngest of the Mason brothers and another to feature for the Reserves in a couple of Soton Senior Cup wins for the club.  Has scored goals for fun for the Boatmen, hitting 221 in the last 6 seasons with many of them being spectacular finishes.  Found the net 64 times in 2019/20, in an incredible goalscoring season.

Dan Miller - DOB 2 April 94 - "Millsy" is a dominant centre half, who came through the youth system to break through into the first team at just 18 years old. Despite playing over 350 times, has only been booked 6 times. As the Sholing fans like to sing... "you'll never beat Dan Miller"

Alex Sawyer - DOB 22 September 92 - "Al" is an attacking midfielder who progressed from Youth to Reserves to first team and was part of the Vase squad, coming on as a sub at Wembley.  Great supplier of inswinging corners, which he's even scored direct from a couple of times.

TJ Cuthbertson - DOB 18 June 89 - "Teej" was with Portsmouth FC academy originally and has also played at a higher level with Eastleigh & Gosport and won the Wessex League with three teams, Sholing, Blackfield & Winchester.  A rampaging right back, who delivers a great cross on the run and made over 230 appearances for Sholing.

Ryan Gosney - DOB 3 August 91 - "Gos" is arguably one of the very best keepers at this level of football and has improved every season since joining Sholing in 2014.  Recently made it 100 clean sheets in just over 250 games for the Boatmen. Also has a 100% record scoring penalties.

Jamie Bulpitt - DOB 11 December 94 - A tenacious midfielder who never shirks from a challenge, "Bully" was at AFC Bournemouth's academy as a kid before being signed up by Eastleigh. He would later play for AFC Totton and Lymington before joining Sholing in 2015. Played over 230 times for the Boatmen.

Owen Roundell - DOB 23 March 97 - Another player to have been promoted through the Youth system into the first team, "Ozie" is a classy central defender, who likes to get the ball down and play who also has the nice habit of popping up with vital goals and is has played 225 games for Sholing, scoring 21 goals.

Bradley Targett - DOB 14 May 01 - Was soon clear that Brad was ready for first team football, despite only being 16 when he made his debut in 2018.  Blessed with pace and finishing ability, scored the winner in the 2019 Russell Cotes Cup Final and reached 100 games and 34 goals in the 2019/20 season.

Jake Hoole - DOB 6 July 98 - Spent time at both Saints & Pompey's academies, before joining Sholing and has already made 180 appearances for the first team.  "Jakey" is skilful on the ball and likes to run at players, with an eye for goal too, scoring 14 times in 2019/20, his best haul for the club.

Stuart Green - DOB ? - "Greener" has been a goalscoring attacking midfielder wherever he's played. He joined Sholing in October 2019 from Bognor Regis. Previously, he's also banged goals for Winchester City, Moneyfields, Salisbury & AFC Totton.  He marked his debut for the Boatmen by scoring twice and went on to score 12 goals in 27 appearances and was named the Supporters player of the season.

PJ McLean - DOB ? - "PJ" , brother of Marv, started his career with the Boatmen, making 84 appearances. The man mountain of a central defender, was part of the successful Boatmen side that won 3 Southampton Senior Cups in quick succession.  Been playing for Hamble for the last few seasons and is remains dual registered with the Monks.

Charlie Wagstaffe - DOB ? - "Wag" joined Sholing for 20/21, moving up the road from Hamble where he'd been a fixture in their team for the past 2 years. A technically gifted midfielder with an eye for a spectacular goal.

Claudio Herbert - 25 Oct 92 - "Claud" a skillful player who can operate on either wing joined the Boatmen this season from Basingstoke Town, where he was the supporters player of the season. He also had a successful spell at Salisbury, playing for the whites for 4 seasons.

Luke Deacon - DOB ? - Luke is a highly rated young goalkeeper, who came through Eastleigh FC's academy

Joe Smith - DOB ? - Joe made rapid progression last season, from U18's to Reserves to a first team breakthrough, with the full back making 5 appearances