Our Story

About The
Darlington Steam

Founded in 2013 by Darren Mitchell, Lee Howitt and soon after Brian Shade joined the team to help form the basis of what makes the Steam a family.

Starting off at Eastbourne Sports Complex the first sessions took place at with a range of participants...

Management and Coaching

Coaching Staff & Committee

Coaching and Management

Andy North
Welfare OfficerEquity Representative
Brian Shade
Positional CoachWelfare OfficerVice ChairmanEquity Representative
Darren Mitchell
ChairmanAssistant Treasurer
Lee Howitt
Offensive CoordinatorTreasurer
Lee Kelly
CommitteeFundraising Team
Leon Leeds
Megan Wilkes
Social Media ManagerEvent Planning Coordinator
Ollie Forest
Youth Team Representative
Rob Dowson
Players Representative
Sean Carr
Special Teams CoordinatorAssistant SecretaryStaff & Coaching Representative
Shereen Harrison
Event Planning Coordinator
Stephen McLaren
Membership Coordinator

Adult Contact

Andrew North
Wide receiver
John Pacey
Wide receiver
James Wood
Leon Leeds
Offensive LineOffensive guard
Kyle Lutman
Offensive LineOffensive tackle

Adult Flag


Junior Contact


Youth Contact

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