Raith Rovers Football Club are delighted to announce the appointment of John Potter as the club’s new Technical Director.

In a newly created role, John will be responsible for planning and implementing the clubs long-term football strategy, and will oversee all football operations including recruitment, medical, analysis, sport science and player pathway.

John will work closely with First Team Manager Ian Murray and CEO Andrew Barrowman.

The 43-year-old comes to the Rovers with a wealth of football knowledge and an outstanding reputation for improving people around him. John’s approach fits seamlessly with the new owners culture and values, and he will be a key figure in helping the club achieve its aim of becoming an efficient and sustainable club.

Following his appointment, John said: “The club is at the beginning of a very exciting project and I’m extremely proud to be a part of it. I truly believe there is endless potential for the club to develop, grow and succeed.

Under the new ownership there is a clear identity and strategy to build a sustainable football club that players, staff, and supporters can be proud of.

I am very excited to play my part in this process”.

John will commence work with immediate effect, and he spoke with RaithTV on his first day on the job at Stark’s Park:

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