NEW Scarborough Town manager Shaun Rennison has revealed his pride at landing the job as he looks ahead to his new challenge.
Rennison left his position as boss of Saturday League division one outfit Cayton Corinthians to take up the role as boss of the revived club, who will return to action in the Humber Premier First Division this campaign after a year out of competitive football.
The new boss is relishing his new role and has quickly managed to acquire nine players for the new season.
But Rennison is looking to put together a squad of 18 as he looks to secure the title at the first time of asking.
He said: “It’s a great opportunity for me and it was one that I couldn’t turn down.
“Sean Hunter phoned me last week and I asked for a week to think about it, but I let Cayton know that I was going to take it and I am really looking forward to it now.
“From what I’ve heard the level in the Humber Premier First Division isn’t that great but we’re hoping to put a strong enough side together to progress and move up the levels.
“We’ve got a few good players lined up and I want a squad of about 18 to work with for the season.
“Neil Fryirs is coming with me from Cayton and Jamie Bradshaw is going to sign on as well.”
Town are holding an open training session tonight at Hull University, 6.30pm start.
Rennison is hoping to gather some more quality players to compete in the same league as Scarborough Athletic Reserves this term.
He added: “I think we’ve got some good players coming along. We’ll have to wait and see but I’m hopeful we can put a strong squad together.”
Town have also confirmed Derek Exley as assistant manager.
Exley, who helped to compile Scarborough Athletic’s first side, said: “I have been looking to get back into football for a while.
“They contacted me a while ago and it is just something that interested me.”