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Daggers appoint Gritt as assistant manager and add Jupp to coaching staff

PUBLISHED: 16:51 06 January 2020 | UPDATED: 16:51 06 January 2020

Dagenham manager Daryl McMahon (C) looks on during Dagenham & Redbridge vs Torquay United, Vanarama National League Football at the Chigwell Construction Stadium on 4th January 2020

Dagenham manager Daryl McMahon (C) looks on during Dagenham & Redbridge vs Torquay United, Vanarama National League Football at the Chigwell Construction Stadium on 4th January 2020

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Dagenham & Redbridge have appointed Steve Gritt as joint assistant manager and Dave Jupp as first-team coach to bolster up the backroom staff of newly-appointed manager Daryl McMahon.

In Steve Gritt's playing days he enjoyed spells with Bournemouth, Charlton Athletic and Walsall.

Since retiring as a player, Gritt has undertaken roles such as manager, assistant manager and scout at clubs including the likes of Charlton Athletic, Brighton & Hove Albion, Millwall, Bournemouth, Ebbsfleet United and Macclesfield Town.

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He was assistant under McMahon at both Ebbsfleet and Macclesfield.

Jupp was part of the coaching team alongside McMahon and Gritt during their time at Ebbsfleet United - including the successful National League south play-off campaign in 2017.

He will not only be the first-team coach but also the fitness and conditioning coach.

Jody Brown and Neil Withington have left their roles of first-team coach and fitness and conditioning coach respectively with immediate effect.

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