Sheppey United begin the search for a new reserve team manager

Monday 25th April 2016

SHEPPEY UNITED chairman Matthew Smith begins the search for a  new reserve team manager for their Kent County League side to replace Adam Read.

Mr Smith told “Adam Read has done an absolutely brilliant job as reserve team manager for the past two years but as a football club we would like him to now concentrate fully on the Under 18's next season and the future of the club.

“Adam has a wealth of knowledge that is well beyond his years and I personally can't thank him enough for everything he has done at the club over the past 24 months.

“Adam is an integral part of the Elite youth teams and his relationship with Zach Foster-Crouch our director of youth football is key to the overriding success we plan for our youth section.”

The club are looking for someone with these credentials: 

• experienced manager with good working knowledge of County League football and beyond
• a good track record of achievement and progress
• access to a good quality, qualified coaching team 
• excellent communication skills and the ability to plan player requirements effectively with both the under 18s and first team management teams
• a credible individual who gives and receives respect in equal measure and is a good role model for all players
• ability to work flexibly and create good relationships internally at the club

Mr Smith added: “As a football club that prides itself on being a club built from the community for the community the ideal candidate would be based here on the island however all over applications will be reviewed.”

Interested applicants should apply in writing with a CV to chairman Matthew J. Smith at (copy and paste into your email) ahead of the 10th May closing date.

Sheppey United are in second-place in the Pain & Glory Sports Kent Invicta League but lost out on the title at the weekend when they were held to a goal-less draw by fourth-placed Sutton Athletic, while Bearsted clinched the title with a 2-0 win at FC Elmstead.

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