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Published May 11, 2023

Tom Rumsey joins Foundation

The Foundation is delighted to announce that Tom Rumsey has joined the Foundation as Football Development Officer for Suffolk.

Tom joins from Norwich City with a wealth of experience, having overseen their Football Development Programmes in Suffolk as well as coaching within their Academy setup.

Tom is the latest addition to an expanding Boys Development team, all aiming to deliver the best possible experience for all young participants attending Foundation centres.

“I am delighted to be joining the Ipswich Town Foundation as a Football Development Officer for Suffolk,” Tom told the Foundation website.

“I am looking forward to meeting our participants and their parents at our weekly sessions in the coming weeks.

“I will look to continue the good work that Brad and his team have done so far, I will look to provide the best possible opportunities and pathway to every player.

“This is a fantastic opportunity for me personally to further my career and be part of something special as it is clear the Football Club as a whole has real momentum and long may that continue.”

“At Ipswich Town Foundation we are trying to create the best possible journey for players within our Elite Pathway which will create lifelong memories alongside enhancing players development,” added Bradley Joy, Football Development Manager at the Foundation.

“It’s an exciting time for the Foundation to employ a Football Development Officer for Suffolk. I am delighted that Tom has joined us as he will ensure all players within our Suffolk based Elite Player Development Centres and Advanced Training Centre have the best possible experience. Tom brings a wealth of knowledge and experience and I look forward to seeing our programmes continue to develop under his leadership.”

For any questions regarding the Boys Development Pathway, please contact Boys Football Development Manager Bradley Joy at