MEET THE STAFF
John Still. Manager. The boss joined the Hatters in March 2013 having enjoyed a hugely successful 10-year spell at Dagenham & Redbridge where he guided the Daggers to the Conference title, as well as promotion to League 1 via the League 2 Play-Offs. In his first season in the Hatters’ hot-seat he guided the club to the Conference title with 101 points. It was the third time he had won the division in his career.
Terry Harris. Assistant manager. John Still’s right-hand man who had been with Dagenham & Redbridge since 1999. As a player he starred for the old Dagenham FC – scoring a winning goal at Wembley – and has also coached at Dartford, Enfield and St Albans.
Hakan Hayrettin. First team coach. During the 2012/13 campaign Hakan was manager at Grays Athletic where he led the Blues to the Ryman League Division One South title with 102 points. Held in high regard by John Still, he arrived at Kenilworth Road in early July 2013.
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. 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 to be reunited with John Still and Terry Harris.
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, former England goalkeeper David James 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.