Dean Signs With New Management Team
From Dean himself about his move to the PDC…
“After a fantastic 3 years learning the trade on the BDO circuit, I made the decision to enter the PDC qualifying school this year. I was offered a tour card last year but turned it down as I did not feel ready and to a certain degree it didnt feel right to take the tour card without earning it through Q school. If I was to take the step then I didnt want an easy ride and I didnt get one!! Thursdays and fridays qs were a wake up call and although playing well I didnt really get into gear. Saturday was different and Im proud to announce that I am now in posession of a PDC tour card. I have good people around me, I have financial backing both from sponsors and from my own earnings on the BDO circuit so the foundations are in place to acheive the initial goal of competing in every players champonship this year. If my form holds then there is an excellent chance of reaching the next goal which is the PDC World Championships. I am looking forward to meeting new players and officials plus experiencing new venues and atmospheres. I have proved myself on both BDO and PDC stages already so I am not daunted by the future at all.”
Dean has just joined the PDC, after a very successful time in the BDO, and is looking forwards to his adventure in the PDC teamed up with the new exciting management teams in darts. Dean will kick off his PDC career at the first pro tour event of the year, in sunny Benidorm this weekend, joining his new stablemate Justin Pipe on the tour.
“Dean is a class player, who has made the Lakeside and World Masters finals while in the BDO. He has the game to follow in Dave Chisnall’s footsteps by making a real splash in the PDC in his first year. His three days at the Q School recently has prepared him well for playing in the professional PDC circuit, which all starts this weekend in Benidorm” – Matt Ward, MDA Promotions.