Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division club FC Clacton have announced the appointment of Tommy Austin as first-team coach.
Following his recent injury, Austin will now be assisting manager Kieron Shelley and his assistant Mike Wallace as part of the management set-up.
A strong central defender or defensive midfielder, Austin returned to FC Clacton after a spell away at Wivenhoe Town.
He was club captain at FC Clacton before a serious back injury kept him out the game for a long period of time.
NEWS: The club are pleased to announce the appointment of @tommyaustin123 as first team coach. Following his recent injury, Tom will now be assisting Kieron and Mike as part of the management set-up.
— FC Clacton (@FC_Clacton) December 3, 2017