PRESTATYN Town have appointed Ryan O’Neill to their Academy coaching staff.

The newest arrival to Bastion Gardens is a UEFA B Licence qualified coach in football, futsal and goalkeeping, boasting a wealth of experience and success in managerial and coaching roles before deciding to join the Seasiders’ set-up.

O’Neill also has a Masters’ degree in Football Coaching and Match Analysis, which the club is hoping can “bring a holistic approach to helping educate and improve players’ performances and attitudes both on and off the pitch”, adding they were “delighted” that their newest coach has agreed to come on board and help develop aspiring young stars from across the region.

The club also announced a link with the PUFA Academy system in Trinidad and Tobago.

Their programme leader did his FAW C Licence in Wales and formed a friendship with Town chairman Jamie Welsh during this time.

Welsh, said: “Niron’s dream is to bring his Academy over to play teams in Wales and Prestatyn Town our delighted to be able to link up with PUFA Academy to turn this dream into a reality once travel restrictions allow and it’s safe to do so.

“In the meantime, the club will be sending Niron over kits and bits to help him and his students along the journey.”

This is the latest in a series of developments to ensure stability across the set-up after an eventful few months, that has seen significant player and coaching staff turnover following the departure of manager Neil Gibson.