GARRY CAMPBELL has been appointed Newmains United’s new academy director.
The one-time Lanarkshire Locos frontman moved to Victoria Park as a scout a year ago and quickly impressed.
He will now join the club’s board and be the direct go-to for the club’s youth setup.
The Clarkston-based building services boss will work closely with head of academy John Campbell and Lowland Development League team co-manager Dean Beaton.
Chairman Ken Davies said: “I would like to welcome Garry to the board and believe he will be a huge asset to the club.”
United’s academy has grown over the past 12 months. After the introduction of a 2007s side last term a new 2008s side along with the Development League squad have been added for the new season.