Jay's Back Room team
Parky and Lloyd Blackman appointed
Every successful manager needs a strong back room team and Jay is already putting together those who will work alongside him in the dug out.
Tommy Parkinson has been appointed Player Assistant Manager. ‘Parky’ of course needs no introduction to Angels fans. One of former manager, Steve McKimm’s first signings, he joined in May 2014 and has remained an Angel ever since. His total to date of 234 appearances and 26 goals would have been much greater but for two serious leg injuries. Undaunted, he used his non-playing time to good effect by helping the management team with coaching and of course he is also Manager of the very successful Angels Academy which took the National Alliance U19 (Div B) title this season.
Also joining the management team will be the very experienced Lloyd Blackman who played in the EFL for Brentford before spells at Maidstone United, Margate and Whitstable Town. He was to become manager at Ramsgate before returning to Whitstable Town this time as manager. He linked up with Jay Saunders as Assistant Manager at Margate for the 2021/22 season.
Further announcements will be made regarding a goalkeeping coach and assistant physio.