We are delighted to confirm the appointment of Kevin Milne as our new Manager. Kevin has been in interim charge since the departure of Johnny Harvey three weeks ago. Both a former player and assistant at the club, Kevin has also previously managed Hawick Royal Albert & Hibernian Ladies. Everyone at Penicuik Athletic wishes Kevin all the very best of luck in his new role,
For the last 15 years I have coached goalkeepers at Youth, EOS & Junior levels. Managing to win various Youth League titles and cups, including the U19 Scottish Cup however in 2011the opportunity arose and I moved up to the Junior grade and in 2013/14 won the South Division title. Following that success & After 10 years’ service I moved from Edinburgh United to Haddington Athletic to become their first ever Junior team’s goalkeeping coach, in 2014/15 I was part of the successful coaching team who won the South Division (again), last season was spent pushing for promotion from the Premier League, during my time at Haddington I created a youth goalkeeping development programme for the club to follow, In my playing days I kept goal for several amateur outfits in the capital, reaching the heady heights of playing for the select squad.
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Tony Begg as our new C0-Manager. Tony is a highly qualified coach and is Club Development Manager at Scottish Football Association, UEFA Elite Youth A License UEFA B license SFA Advanced childrens license. He is also SFA 2020 coach and previously Academy Coach with both Hibernian FC and Motherwell FC. Welcome to Penicuik Athletic.
Ross Montgomery returns to Penicuik as a coach - Ross is described as the prodigal son having returned to play for so often for thr Club since making his debut back in 2007. His sponsor the Penicuik Boomerang Club certainly have got it right as Ross has signed for the club on no less than ten different occasions. If he had stayed put he would have had a testimonial rather than just a new pen every time he out pen to paper for the club!
Scott Mckenzie or Murf as he is known is a Penicuik local who joins us after leaving Hawick royal Albert last year were he was part of a successful management team who guided the royalists to the lowland league and 3rd round of the William hill Scottish cup. Murf is said to be a promising up and coming coach and delighted to be at his home town club.