Hamilton Academical FC is delighted to announce it has appointed Stuart Taylor as the club’s new Head Coach.
The 46-year-old is no stranger to the club having previously played and held the role of assistant manager at New Douglas Park. During this time, he was part of the squad which won promotion to Scotland’s top-flight in 2008.
Taylor returns to Lanarkshire having amassed a wealth of coaching experience, after a year working in Qatar he has since worked for sides including Wolves, Stoke, and Ipswich Town.
The new Head Coach will continue to work with the club’s current coaching staff of Guillaume Beuzelin, George Cairns, and Brian Potter.
Speaking to the club’s website, Taylor said: “I am delighted to be back at this great club, I have had many fantastic memories during my first time here and to now have the privilege to sit here as the club’s new Head Coach is a real honour for me.
“I am a coach who loves working with players and improving them. This club is well known throughout Britain for doing that and I feel coming here as a coach is a good fit.
“I have had some great conversations with Allan and the rest of the board. I would like to thank them for showing faith in me for this position and I look forward to working with them.”
Club Chairman Allan Maitland said: “We are delighted to have a coach of Stuart’s quality as our Head Coach. He knows the club well and understands what our club is all about. As a coach, he comes here with a great amount of experience and we look forward to working with him.”
Taylor will watch our match with Kilmarnock from the stands with Guillaume Beuzelin and George Cairns taking charge of the team for the match.