Andover Town have appointed Ron Bertie and Jason Holmes as their management team for 2018/19.
The north Hampshire club – Sydenhams Premier runners-up last term– are having to start afresh in Division One after doing a U-turn on promotion to the Southern League having lost key officials and sponsors.
New boss Bertie has experience in the professional game, both as a player and coach, with his most recent experiences gained at AFC Bournemouth.
“As a UEFA B licensed coach, he has the expertise to develop the talented footballers that will form the football side for next season,” said a Town statement.
Assistant manager Holmes is a successful coach in junior football and with the Southampton FC academy and is similarly qualified with the UEFA B licence.
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