Our Management Team
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NEIL KITCHING | Manager
Neil moved to Stafford Rangers from neighbours Rushall Olympic where he enjoyed a lot of success.
Neil had played at a number of clubs during a long playing career. Clubs include Hereford United, Paget Rangers, Highgate United, Boldmere St Michaels, Gresley Rovers, Sutton Coldfield Town, Stratford Town and Coleshill Town. He was also a player at Rushall Olympic before joining them as Manager in May 2009.
In just 2 seasons Neil has taken Rangers into the Evostik Northern Premier League
In 2014-2015 Rangers won the Staffordshire Senior Cup and failed only on goal difference to reach the play-off finals.
2015-2016 saw Neil lead the side to the Evostik First Division South Title.
NICK AMOS | Assistant Manager
Nick came to Rangers with Neil Kitching from Rushall Olympic where they had formed a very successful combination.
Nick is another former player to re-join the ranks at Marston Road. He had a good playing career with Rainham Town, Hornchurch, Bromsgrove Rovers, Hednesford Town, Solihull Borough and Halesowen Town and Stafford Rangers.
A very able Assistant Manager forming a great management team with Neil and Martin.
Still keeps himself very fit and occasionally turns out for the reserve side.
MARTIN PRENTICE | First Team Coach
First Team Coach
Martin joined Rangers towards the end of the 2103-14 season. A local man, who is probably one of the most qualified coaches in non-league football. Martin holds a UEFA ‘A’ coaching badge, and has a lot of experience at non-league level.
Martin was at Wolves as a youth team coach for 8 years before joining Tamworth as Assistant Manager in 2011.
He is very much an integral part of the successful Rangers management team.
PAUL HAYWARD | Goalkeeping Coach
As a player Paul began his career at Walsall FC before moving to Paget Rangers and then Worcester City, where he became first team keeper at the age of 19. He had a very successful playing career, winning a number of league titles and player of the season awards with Worcester City, Kidderminster Harriers, Redditch, Blakenhall and Hednesford Town.
In 1998 he moved to Stafford Rangers under Ian Painter. He began goalkeeper coaching at Hednesford Town before joining Rushall Olympic under Neil Kitching. Paul made his last playing appearance at the age of 49 in the Nothern Premier League against Worksop. Moved to Boro’ in the summer of 2016.
SAM CUTLER | Sports Therapist
DAN SMITH | Kit Man