Bernard Morley & Anthony Johnson – First Team Joint Managers
The former Salford City Management duo signed two-year contracts at the Deva Stadium in May 2018. Johnson and Morley delivered two promotions in six years at Ramsbottom, before moving to Salford City. They excelled at the Ammies, earning three promotions and guiding the club to the Vanarama National League for the 2018-19 season. In their first season at Chester FC, the Blues finished 9th – just three points short of the Play-Off Places. In 2019/20 the Blues finished 6th on PPG after the season was curtailed, and were edged out in a Play-Off Eliminator at Altrincham.
Chris Jones – Strength and Conditioning Coach
Jimmy Soul – Kit Manager
Jimmy is the ‘Soul Man’ at the Club – being responsible for the kit at all times, and is an integral part of the management team. Jimmy is one of the most infectious characters at the club, and is a well known figure at the club since he joined the management team in 2010. Jimmy breathes each game like the rest of us!
Calum McIntyre – Academy Head Coach
Calum holds the UEFA B License coaching qualification and has overseen the development of Academy graduates such as Sam Hughes, Tom Crawford and Matty Waters. Calum is responsible for all the Academy teams at the club from Under 9s through to U18s and works directly as the club’s Youth Team manager, also overseeing the club’s scholarship programme. Calum was offered a full-time position with the club in January 2016 thanks to the sponsorship of principal Academy Sponsor Swettenham Chemists.