First team staff
DEAN AUSTIN (Manager)
Northampton Town appointed the former Watford assistant manager Dean Austin, initially as the club's assistant manager, in September 2017. As a player, Austin made more than 450 senior appearances, playing more than 100 times for both Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace. Austin began his coaching career as Head of Recruitment and coach at Southend United in 2005, helping the Shrimpers win two successive promotions to move from League 2 to the Championship. He moved on to become assistant manager to Brendan Rodgers at Watford and followed Rodgers to Reading. Highly thought of by Watford supporters for his role at Vicarage Road, he returned to the club in January 2015, helping Slaviša Jokanovic's side to win promotion back to the Premier League. Took over as Caretaker Manager after Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink left the club in April 2018 and after generating an improvement in both results and performances in that temporary spell he was appointed the manager on a permanent basis in May 2018.
Dean is kindly sponsored by the Sixfields Travel Club.
ANDY TODD (Assistant Manager)
In June 2018, Northampton Town appointed Andy Todd as the club's assistant manager. Todd, who had a spell on loan at the club as a player in the 2008/09 season, also represented Middlesbrough, Swindon Town, Bolton Wanderers, Charlton Athletic, Grimsby Town, Blackburn Rovers, Burnley, Derby County, Oldham Athletic and Hereford United as a player, while he has also been assistant manager at Linfield and Newport County and in October 2016 he was appointed the first team coach at Blackpool and helped the Seasiders win promotion from League 2 during his first season.
Andy is kindly sponsored by Cobley Desborough
CHRIS DAY (Goalkeeping Coach)
Northampton Town appointed the former Tottenham, Watford, Crystal Palace, QPR, Oldham, Millwall and Stevenage goalkeeper Chris Day as the club's goalkeeping coach in August 2018. Day, who made over 450 senior appearances in a 13 year career as a player, was a hugely popular figure at his last club, Stevenage where he combined coaching with playing.