09 Jun 2019 in News
Tom Conroy joins coaching staff
Wythenshawe Town are pleased to announce that Tom Conroy has joined the back-room team at Town, taking up the role of First Team Coach.
Conroy joins Town from FC United of Manchester where, as First Team Coach, he helped the club avoid relegation in the 2017/18 season, after taking the role in November under Tom Greaves.
Following his recruitment, Conroy expressed his delight saying, “I am excited to join such an ambitious club and I believe that I can help them achieve their targets.
“After sitting down with James [Kinsey] and Daniel [Whiteside], I could see the ambition was there to go far,” Conroy added.
“I fully look forward to meeting and working with the lads, and I can’t wait for the season to start for us to begin our hard work to try and gain promotion”.
Manager, James Kinsey, detailed his reasoning behind the appointment saying, “Myself and Dan Whiteside had a sit down at the end of the season and looked at the areas in which we needed to strengthen. We’ve done that with the playing squad, but we felt bringing a coach on board was vital.
“We had a few options in mind but when we met Tom, his personality made it an easy choice. He’s a great coach and a great lad”, Kinsey added.
“We’ve got a special group and it’s important that anybody we add isn’t going to be isolated. His experience from his time with FC United will help him a lot, and I believe he will be a great asset to us.”
The vast experience that Conroy has amassed will be vital for Town this upcoming season, as the club looks to gain promotion into the Hallmark Security League Premier Division. And his fresh ideas will undoubtedly put a spring into the steps of the squad.
The addition of a first team coach to Town’s back-room staff is a testament to how the club is seeking to further develop and grow as one of the league’s top footballing sides.
Conroy will continue in the role of full-time Academy Manager at FC United, as well as Academy Coach at Oldham Athletic.
The Wythy Town faithful are sure to make him feel welcome, and Conroy’s presence will soon be felt at Ericstan Park when the new season commences.