1st Team - Players & Coaches
|Bio:||A popular character on the South East non-League scene. Widely regarded as an astute coach with a good eye for a young player. He is an advocate of passing football and was the Ryman One North manager of the Month last season, having won three individual awards during the campaign. John was a tanker driver for BP based at nearby Coryton Refinery for many years before he became a sports teacher at a local school. Devoted to football, an in possession of many coaching qualifications, he has been coaching the District youth side for many years and many players from Thurrock have gone on to graduate to the Football League after benefiting from his experience.
In the season of 2012/2013 Covo managed the team to reach the highest number of points at the highest postion in the Club's history - finishing 5th with 70 points.
|Previous Clubs:||Started as u16s coach and progressed to the Goal keeping coach for the First team. John was appointed as First team coach in December 2002 as Lee Patterson's assistant.|