Joe and Maggie Forber
Joe and Maggie Forber were founder members of the club and have been instrumental in its success. Before moving to Amaechi Basketball Centre, they set up Trafford Basketball Centre in Sale. Both Joe and Maggie are former school teachers and their real interest is in helping youngsters to develop on and off the floor.
A former British Colleges player, Graham is a co-founder of the club and still gives enormous amounts of his time to all parts of the programme, passing on his knowledge and experience to coaches and players alike. He also remains a member of the board of trustees.
Phil has joined the club as chief executive after more than 20 years as a sports journalist. He enjoyed a 16-year career with the BBC, where he covered some of the world's biggest sporting events, before becoming assistant editor for Sport Interactive. He is a club trustee and has three boys in the Magic programme.
Freda is a key member of the club and oversees administration as well as all major events, including the annual Haris Memorial Tournament. She knows basketball inside out and is married to Mystics coach Jeff Jones. She is also mother to James, Callum and Georgia, who have all come through the Magic and Mystics system.
Peter returned to the Manchester Magic and Mystics in the summer of 2015 after first joining the club as a 14-year-old. A former England U16 international and, he is now the club’s Director of Coaching and is loving the challenge of running the boys’ National League programme and building upon the successes of previous years.
Coach Ollie is the club's National League coaching co-ordinator. Born in Lithuania, he has vast experience working with players from the UK and abroad. He coaches teams in both the Magic and Mystics programmes, is head coach of Loreto Academy WEABL team and will be in charge of the Wales U16 boys' team this season.
Tom coaches in our National League and Community programmes, with specific responsibility for our Magic U16 team, which doubles up as Trafford Magic U18s. A former Magic player, he also devotes a large amount of time to one-on-one coaching sessions.
Matt has been involved with the club since he was 11 years old, first as a player, before becoming a statistician at 17, which he is now considered one of the Country's best. Matt manages our website and social media platforms.