Boyhood Blackburn Rovers fan Eric Kinder became the club’s Under-21s head coach in June 2013 when moving from Carlisle United.
Lee Johnson is one of the Football League’s youngest managers, having joined Sky Bet League One side Oldham Athletic at the age of 31.
Tony Spaniard Aitor Karanka enjoyed an impressive playing career, which included winning the UEFA Champions League with Real
Madrid in 2000.
Kenny Jackett took charge of Wolverhampton Wanderers in May 2013 following five successful years at Millwall, during which time he earned the south London club promotion back to the Championship.
London-born coach and former manager David Kemp spent last season at Stoke City, having been Assistant Manager at the Barclays Premier League side.
Dave Jones was announced as the new manager of npower League One side Sheffield Wednesday at the start of March 2012.
Former Jamaica international Michael Johnson moved into coaching after hanging up his boots in 2009 following 18 years as a pro, during which time he made over 100 appearances each for Notts County, Birmingham City and Derby County.
As a player, Malta-born Dylan Kerr turned out for Sheffield Wednesday, Leeds United, Reading and Kilmarnock amongst others – a skilful leftback who enjoyed a 19-year playing career.
Since moving into coaching in 1988, Paul has amassed a wealth of knowledge and experience that he now uses in his varied roles as County Performance Coach, Northern Ireland Under-17s manager and Head of Development at Irish side Institute.
Peter Jackson is a vastly experienced football coach, having first moved into management with Huddersfield Town in 1997.