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Team Management

Head Coach  - Gabriele Cioffi

Italian Gabriele Cioffi was appointed Head Coach on September 7, 2018 - the day the Italian celebrated his 43rd birthday.

Gabriele is a former defender who played extensively in Italy’s Serie B for 11 clubs, making nearly 400 appearances.

He turned to coaching in 2010 and has held a number of appointments, both in Italy and abroad including spells in the academy at Adelaide United in Australia and at Arabian Gulf League side Al Jazira.

Most recently, he was part of Gianfranco Zola’s coaching staff during his time in charge of Birmingham City in the 2016-17 season. Last season he spent time with Fleetwood Town, learning about lower-league football in England.

Assistant Head Coach - Nathan Rooney

Nathan was appointed as Gabriele's No.2 on September 11, 2018.

A young and dynamic coach, with experience at Blackburn Rovers and Fleetwood Town, he has also worked on several coaching projects abroad.

He worked with Gabriele last season when he was in charge of Fleetwood's under-23 team.

Club Coach - Craig Brewster

Craig re-joined the club in March 2019 for his second spell with the club.

He joined the Reds in June 2011 as part of Steve Evans’ coaching set-up after an extensive playing and coaching career in Scotland.

When Evans left in April 2012 Craig and Director of Football Steve Coppell took charge and guided the club to promotion from League One.

He had a second briefer spell as caretaker manager in June 2012, after Shaun O’Driscoll’s short spell in charge, before joining Richie Barker’s coaching staff when Barker replaced O’Driscoll in August 2012.

He stayed with the club until November 2013 and then had coaching spells with Whitehawk and Eastbourne Borough while also working with some of the age-group squads at Brighton.

In June 2015 he was appointed No.2 to fellow Scott Derek Adams, whom he had worked with at Ross County, at Plymouth, and helped Argyle win promotion to League One. He left Home Park in March 2018.

As a player, Craig made more than 700 professional appearances for eight Scottish clubs including Dundee United, Hibs and Dunfermline. He scored the winning goal for Dundee United in the Scottish Cup final in 1994. After retiring in 2007 he coached and managed Inverness CT and Dundee United before heading south.