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Forced to retire from playing in December 2014, Jamie stayed with the club initially as first team coach but stepped up to become joint assistant manager to Matt Jansen when Garry Flitcroft stepped down.

In the summer of 2018 he stepped up again to take over from Matt folowing his resignation.

Jonathan SMITH

Assistant Manager

An experiened 6ft 4in central defender, Jonathan played a big part in Accrington Stanley's rise through the non-league ranks at the Crown Ground, winning three titles during an eight year spell at the club.

He was Garry Flitcrofts captain at Leigh Genesis prior to his move to Lancaster City in February 2010. Rejoined Garry at Victory Park in the summer of 2010, however his playing appearances were mainly limited to cup games and covering the regular defenders.

Now retired from playing he is concentrating on his coaching duties at Victory Park

Former clubs (player): Fleetwood, Barrow, Accrington Stanley, Darwen, Fleetwood Town, Clitheroe, Leigh Genesis, Lancaster City

Former clubs (management): None

In the summer of 2015 Jon became joint Assistant to Matt Jansen following Garry Flitcroft's decision to step down.

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