Whitletts Victoria has announced that Ryan Caddis has agreed to become the club's new manager.

The former Ayr United and Stranraer winger has a wealth of experience at all levels of the game, having won the Scottish Amateur Cup with Hurlford Thistle and picked up a runners-up medal in the Junior Cup with Hurlford United.

Now after a successful 30-month stint in charge at Craigmark Burntonians, the 37-year-old has agreed to take over the managerial reins at Whitletts.

Vic's new chairman, Blair Monaghan, said the appointment typifies the exciting times that lie ahead for the club.

He said: "Ryan is an exciting young manager who did a fantastic job in his time at Craigmark. He's already made his mark in the game with the job he did at Station Park. and with Whitletts' new committee working to bring the club back home to New Voluntary Park next month, it is an exciting time for the club both on and off the park.

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"I'd also like to express my appreciation to the committee at Craigmark and wish them every success for the future."

Ryan left the Craigmark outfit after a spell of just over two years at the club as boss, who took up his first role in management when he took charge of the club back in 2021.

Caddis departed alongside his coaching staff, parting ways by "mutual consent" according to the club's statement.

Ryan said: "Whitletts are a club with great potential and I look forward to the challenge of helping them to reach their goals. 

"There are talented players in this squad who just need a bit of belief and as a team, I'm certain that we will to turn around the clubs fortunes on the park to match the exciting work that is going on off it."