Following the resignation of manager Mick McCann on 28th February 2022 Glenfton Athletic acted quickly to put a new management team and were delighted to announce the appointment of Ryan Stevenson as manager and Mark Roberts as his assistantn
Manager: Ryan Stevenson
Ryan started his senior career with 5 seasons at St. Johnstone and would go on to make over 100 appearances with both Ayr United and Hearts. He had a couple of seasons at Partick Thistle and shorter spells with Ipswich Town, Dumbarton, Raith Rovers, Annan Athletic, Stranraer and Albion Rovers. Ryan also had a season and bit with Troon.
Assistant Manager: Mark Roberts
A Schoolboy internationalist at U16 level, Mark kicked of his senior career with 8 seasons at Kilmarnock followed by spells at Falkirk, Airdrie, Shelbourne St. Mirren and Airdrie United. He then made over 100 appearances for Partick Thistle and Ayr United (including two seasons as player-manager) and for Partick Thistle. He then joined Clyde in a coaching role before returning briefly to the playing side with Hurlford United and Troon. We wish Stevo and Marco a warm welcome to Loch Park.
Coaching Staff: Alan Kerr, Gary Wade and Drew Wilson
Alan came through the Kilmarnock Youth set-up and was farmed out to Troon for a spell. He was a Schoolbou internationalist at U16 and U17 level. He was included in the Kilmarnock party that toured South Korea in 1995. He made his senior debut in Killie’s Scottish Cup winning season 1996/97 and made 4 appearances for the club. In 1998 he joined Hamilton Accies, then had a short spell with Thor of Iceland before returning to Scotland and joining Queen of the South. Alan then began a lengthy Junior career beginning with Kilwinning Rangers in their all conque
Gary joined the Glens as goalkeeping coach at the start of the season as part of manager Mick McCann’s backroom staff.
Physio: Laura Pagan
Laura was previously the physio at Nithsdale Wanders, and is a well known face within the community of New Cumnock due to the outstanding work she does with the New Cumnock Development Trust