Gavin Skelton

During a playing career that took him to Gretna, Carlisle United, Workington, Kilmarnock, Hamilton Academical, Barrow and Queen of the South, Gavin Skelton turned to coaching. While playing at Kilmarnock, he had gained valuable experience working with the Stirling University team and he subsequently served his second spell at Workington as player-manager, leading the club to the Northern Premier League Play- offs in his one season in charge.

In June 2015 Skelton joined Queen of the South as assistant manager and after a spell as caretaker manager, he was appointed player- manager on a permanent basis.

After another short spell as manager of Workington, he moved to Carlisle United’s academy before being appointed as the club’s assistant manager. He has also served Carlisle as caretaker manager.