Staff Profile

Tavistock AFC

Stuart Henderson


Nickname Lumo or Sexy Gaffer or Boss Man

Birthday 23 December

My debut game for Tavistock was against Helston away (managerial debut)

My previous club history As a player – Padstow, St Austell, Avonmouth, Greyfriars

My best football memory Chelsea winning the Champions League final against Barcelona – parked the bus all game and then broke to score

and of course

Tavistock winning the SWPL for the first time in their history and in mine and Ken’s first season in charge.

I support Chelsea

My football hero Gascoigne and Gianfranco Zola and from the Boys in Blue – Kerry Dixon, Pat Nevin

Best player I’ve played with/against With – Luke Hodge
Against – Glyn Hooper/Justin Harrington

If I could model myself on a manager it would be Two come to mind:
Jose Mourinho – attention to detail, can set up different shapes for various game situations – passionate.

Chris Coleman – inspirational – passionate – motivated – has exceeded expectations with his group of players in the Welsh National Team

Three words to describe me Lively, loyal and fun-loving

My favourite music Too much to mention – love a Carpool Karoke.
Dance mix-ups and R and B

My favourite film Reservoir Dogs and Meet the Parents

My favourite celebrity James Corden

My favourite food Fillet steak

My favourite drink Peroni or San Miguel

Best dancer on a night out Me – followed by me.
From what I seen Wazza D holds pole position, although the new young lads, Tyler and Jake, could steal his crown

Worst dressed Toss up between Crago’s hairstyle and Crossy’s Rupert the Bear jeans

Three people I would invite to dinner My Mum (RIP), George Best and James Corden

Not many people know this about me but… …I was once mistaken for Dale Winton from the then TV programme, Supermarket Sweep

Favourite place to go in Tavistock Langsford Park