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Five new coaches join Ilkley Town's backroom team
11:04am Thursday 5th July 2012 in Sport
Ilkley Town have strengthened their coaching team with five new recuits.
Mark Maddison, who had spells with Hartlepool, Sunderland and Leicester as a goalkeeper played more recently for Liversedge.
He is a police officer based in Bradford and holds the FA Level 2 qualification and Level 1 goalkeeping licence.
He has coached at Hartlepool and Sunderland, and has worked recently with Bolton Woods Juniors and the Bradford City Development centre.
Frank Carter. a former player with Vauxhall Motors, Marine and FC Lahti (Finland) is a PE teacher in Bradford.
He is a Level 2 coach who led the John Moores University team in Liverpool to two promotions.
They are joined by Lee Townend- Lee who has coached and managed various teams including Rothwell Juniors and Bolton Woods.
He has coached at the Bradford City School of Excellence and is assisting with scouting duties at the club.
He is currently coach co-ordinator and manager at Bolton Woods.
Colin Seal was previously at Coventry City Youth Academy. He is a Level One coach who is shortly moving from Norfolk to the area.
He has experience of managing open-age sides.
Jamie Chiekh from Addingham is to play a role in the new management structure for the Ilkley Town Academy side.
Last season he assisted Richard Giles with the Wednesday coaching sessions at St Mary’s and was an invaluable support to manager and the players.
Training is on Mondays and Wednesday at Ilkley Grammar School Fields at 6.45pm.