Our Management Team

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NEIL KITCHING | Manager

Neil Kitching - Manager

SPONSORED BY ALAN GEE & DENNIS KITCHEN

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 Amos

SPONSORED BY LES GEE

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

Martin Prentice

SPONSORED EXCLUSIVELY BY ANDY DEACON

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

Paul Hayward - Goalkeeping Coach

AVAILABLE FOR SPONSORSHIP

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

Sam Cutler

SPONSORED BY CAROL BAILEY

Popular member of the backroom squad who has earned the respect of both players and management in his short time at the club. Well qulaified and well organised physio.

 

DAN SMITH | Kit Man

Dan Smith

SPONSORED BY DAVID MONTGOMERY & PAUL GRIFFITHS

Dan is a hardworking member of the backroom staff. He takes great pride in what he does for the team and makes sure they are well looked after both on match days and training nights. Has taken on many tasks this season and is well respected by all the staff.

 

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