Carnoustie Panmure manager Alan McSkimming has resigned from his position with the club.
Unfortunately due to increased work commitments Alan feels that he can no longer give his full attention and commitment to the job and has decided it is time to step back to concentrate on things away from football.
Alan has been a player and coach with the club and took over as manager of his home town club five years, after continually improving the club and keeping it in the Super League on limited resources, last season he took the club to their first silverware under his leadership when they beat Dundee East Craigie in the G A Engineering Cup Final on penalties at Tannadice.
Speaking via Social Media he said “Firstly I would like to say that this has been a really hard decision to make and I would like it to be clear that it was my decision entirely to step away from my position at the club.
I would like to take a moment to thank everyone associated with Carnoustie Panmure Football Club for having the faith in me and my vision of how i wanted to do things five years ago. I’d like to extend that thank you out to everyone that I have had the privilege of working with on and off the park, along with the great friendships I have built with other people within the East Region.
I have been fortunate that I have been able to be here as a player, coach and then a manager and seen many highs and lows along the way…but for those involved we did it our way and I would not change any part of the journey.
Time is a great asset when you have it, but as I move into a new job and try to balance family life, sadly I can’t give the club the time / focus it needs hence my decision to step away.”
General Manager Mark Johnson said “It is a sad day for the club, Alan was as much a part of this football club as anybody, he is a local boy and should be incredibly proud of his time with the club and what he has achieved. He was one of the reasons I joined the club nearly three years ago and we have worked very closely on and off the park building the club up and we owe it to Alan to continue that work, whoever takes over has big shoes to fill.”
“In the interim, Bobby Brown, Grant Miller and Russell Brown will be in charge of first team affairs including Saturdays home game against Glenrothes at Laing Park.”