Jack Ross

Jack Ross’s playing career took in stints at Clyde, Hartlepool, Falkirk and St Mirren before he started his coaching career at Dumbarton in his native Scotland. He inititally served the club as assistant manager but he also enjoyed a spell as caretaker manager of the first team.

In 2014 he moved to Heart of Midlothian to take charge of the club’s U20s.

At the end of 2015 he was appointed manager of Scottish Championship side Alloa Athletic, but he was unable to stop the club’s eventual slide to relegation. However, he turned the the fortunes of the team around and they were second in the Scottish League One table when he left to take over as manager of former club, St Mirren, in October 2016.

In 2018 Ross led St Mirren to the Scottish Championship title and promotion to the Scottish Premiership. In recognition of this achievement, he was named PFA Scotland Manager of the Year at the end of the season. He left the club to become manager of Sunderland in May 2018. He took the club to Wembley twice in his 17 months on Wearside. In November 2019 he became head coach of Hibernian.