Dorking FC have announced the appointment of Danny Fox as the new first team manager.
Fox joins the club with a brief to take the Chicks forward by developing an exciting, representative young team as the town’s historic club continues rebuilding.
At just 30 years old, he breaks the mould for most football managers and is highly regarded as one of the most exciting and progressive young coaches in Surrey. His coaching and managerial experience includes spells at Maidenhead United, Bracknell Town, Burnham, Sheerwater FC and Dorking’s recent cup final opponents Molesey FC, giving him extensive knowledge of non-league football, both at Dorking’s current level and substantially higher.
Most recently, Danny has been working for Premier League club Crystal Palace, overseeing their scouting teams in Surrey and Sussex.
Having been forced into retirement by injury aged 19, Danny transferred his passion for playing to management, becoming an avid student of the game and its coaching methods. His ability to help footballers develop to the best of their ability is demonstrated by a number of players he has coached going on to successful full-time careers with professional clubs, and also at international level.
Dorking FC Director Roger Mahony led the recruitment process and says, “Our search for a new manager to really take the club forward has been extensive and we are very fortunate to have Danny take on the role. He is passionate about football and our vision for revitalising Dorking FC, and totally understands our aim to move forward with traditional amateur values but modern, professional standards.
“He has a meticulous attention to detail, enormous knowledge of football at this level and the most modern, professional approach to coaching, ensuring players at Dorking FC will have the best possible opportunity to develop and maximise their potential. His record speaks for itself.”
Source: Dorking FC