Paul Tovey (assistant manager): Paul has been John’s assistant working together for the last 6 seasons. Paul is another local lad, and has a long history with the club, first playing for us when he was a young player at Bristol Rovers under the then Yate manager/legend Pete Jackson in the early 90’s. His playing career started at Bristol Rovers, and then went onto the local non-league circuit. He had further spells at Yate under Martin Durnell, Ian Alexander and Richard Thompson. Paul hopes to be able to unlock the massive potential of Yate as a football club and town.
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Darren Mullings (player / coach): John’s first signing from Salisbury, Darren is a former schoolboy under 18 international and England College under 19 international. After leaving South Gloucester and Stroud College, he joined Bristol Rovers as a trainee and turned professional with them in July 2005; Darren spent two seasons with Bristol Rovers and during this time was sent out on loan to Clevedon Town. After his release in the summer of 2007, he joined Torquay United for one season and spent one month on loan to Tiverton Town. After leaving Torquay United, Darren spent two seasons with Weston Super Mare before joining Gloucester City in the 2010 – 2011 season and spent four seasons with them. Darren has gone on to play for Paulton Rovers, Weston Super Mare for the second time and Gloucester City for the second time. He joined Chippenham Town in November 2017. Darren is a midfielder and a great acquisition for Yate, where his experience on and off the pitch is going to be positive for everyone around the club.
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Gary Webb: (Kit man): Widely known and respected in the local football community he represented Yate Town just under 40 years ago, he has been an active referee for the last 15 years, in addition to coaching experience with Chipping Sodbury FC. Gary with his knowledge and experience continues to be an excellent addition to the management team.
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Matchday Operations/Kit Man
James Hicks (Matchday Operations/ Kit man). James followed John Rendell from Paulton Rovers. He is well known in the local community, having been a decent cricketer and has also followed Yate Town as a supporter for many years.
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