Born: 13th June 1968
The captain of Southend United. Coleman was signed permanently by Alvin Martin in the summer from Bolton Wanderers. Has reams of experience having played in the Premiership. This season he has performed well, striking up a good understanding with Rob Newman in the centre of defence. Can be relied upon in attack as well, netting a couple of times from set pieces. A valuable member of the side whose presence gives an air of experience to the Southend team.