12:32 15 February 2012
By Andrew Barringer
MEET THE STAFF
Nathan Jones. Manager. Welshman Jones was appointed as John Still successor in January 2016. A former coach and assistant manager at Brighton, Charlton and Yeovil, he was a player at Kenilworth Road in 1995 but left without making an appearance. Jones spent a year in Spain before returning to the UK and playing for Southend, Brighton and Yeovil where he went onto make over 500 appearances. He began his coaching qualifications while with Yeovil and achieved his UEFA Pro-Licence in 2014.
Kevin Nugent. First teach coach. Former Leyton Orient player, coach and assistant manager Kevin joined the Town as first team coach in January 2016. Made his name as a striker in the lower leagues in his playing days with spells at Orient, Plymouth, Cardiff, Bristol City and Swansea.
Kevin Dearden. Goalkeeper coach. Luton-born former Tottenham, Brentford and Torquay goalkeeper Kevin joined the Town's coaching staff in December 2014. After hanging up his gloves, Dearden took over the goalkeeper coach position at Leyton Orient in 2008 before leaving to join the Town last season.
Andy Awford. Academy and development manager. Former Portsmouth defender Awford joined the Town as the head of the academy and development squad this summer. Was in caretaker charge before Nathan Jones' arrival, overseeing four games that included a last-gasp 3-2 win at Exeter. Previously in the same position at Pompey he was also in full charge at Fratton Park during 2014/15 in which he oversaw a 1-0 win over the Hatters in League 2.
Dave Richardson. Fitness coach. Fitness coach Dave made the switch from Dagenham & Redbridge in the summer of 2013.
Simon Parsell. Physiotherapist. Experienced physio who joined the Town in 2010. Previously held the same position at Rushden & Diamonds.
Darren Cook. Kit man/masseur. Originally employed by the Town as a masseur, Cook took up the role of kit man in 2010.
The first team are also assisted on occasions by youth team boss Paul Driver and, on a full-time basis by Peter Booker, the club’s video analyst, and Alisdair Kerr, our sports scientist, who works closely with Dave Richardson.