Palmerstown Football Club have appointed a joint management team ahead of the new season.
Derek Kavanagh and Jamie Conroy will take charge of the clubs senior LSL side for the upcoming 2017/2018 campaign. The Dublin club registered just one victory this season, finishing bottom of Premier Sunday and will be hoping for a better campaign this time around.
Kavanagh and Conroy are both members of the 2013 FAI Project Futsal course, spending two years working on behalf of the FAI in the community around Dublin for various schools, clubs and organizations.
Former St Francis defender, Kavanagh returns to the club having previously coached the Senior section at Palmerstown during 2012/2013 whilst the club competed in the AUL.
He was part of set up that brought home the clubs first trophy at senior level, Kavanagh has since gone on to gain experience in a role on the coaching staff at Longford Town U19 and was assistant manager of the Rep of Ireland international Paralympic side that reached the Semi Final of the European Championships in Portugal.
Kavanagh is also founder and owner of the popular social media coaching platform Keepitonthedeck.
Conroy has coached within the schoolboy section of Liffey Valley Rangers for eight seasons between 2005-2013. He is co founder of the very successful LVR GK academy. Conroy went on to coach at various underage sides between 2014 and 2016 in South Dublin before taking on the role of coach at Oatfield Senior Sunday and Saturday sides.