Management & Coaching Staff

First Team Management

Ricky Marheineke (Manager)

Ricky is entering his fourth term as manager of St Ives Town. During his first season he took the club to the highest ever finish of 9th beating the previous year’s points tally, and in his second season secured a memorable promotion, guiding The Ives to a play-off extra time win over AFC Rushden & Diamonds. In his first season at step 3 he continued to take the Club forward finishing a creditable 15th in the Premier Division and also enjoying a run to the League Challenge Cup Final which unfortunately ended in defeat. He is now looking to continue to take the Club forward with a top half finish the aspiration for this season.

Jack Cassidy (Assistant-Manager)

Jack was brought to the club by Manager Ricky Marheineke following a short spell working together at Histon. Jack combines his full time role running our Football Education Programme with the First Team Assistant Manager position. A UEFA qualified coach who was with Ricky every step of the way during 2015-16’s memorable promotion year and continues and the pair continue to form an inspirational partnership.



Paul Swannell (Goalkeeping Coach)

Paul is an important part of the coaching staff looking after the goalkeepers. He has worked with Ricky at both Huntingdon & St Ives and was proud to boast the joint top best clean sheet record during the successful promotion campaign.





Jess Guthrie (Physiotherapist)

Jess has joined the Club this season and has quickly become an integral part of the management team. She brings to the Club a wealth of experience having previously worked with Peterborough United, St Neots Town and Godmanchester Rovers well as Cambridge United Academy.