Mallinder confident Saints can secure the right attack coach

Jim Mallinder is confident Saints can find the perfect fit in their search for an attack coach.

Tuesday, 29th November 2016, 1:50 pm
Updated Tuesday, 6th December 2016, 3:56 pm
Jim Mallinder

Chairman Tony Hewitt recently told this publication that there were a number of applicants keen to fill the void left by Alex King’s departure last month.

The search has been a global one and until a new man is found, assistant coach Alan Dickens will continue to add attacking duties to his defensive role.

And Mallinder said: “The search is going on behind the scenes and we’re confident we’ll bring the right person in at the right time.

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“I’ve got to see the structure works for us and I talk to Tony regularly, keeping him informed of my thinking and he gives me guidance and lets me know his thoughts.

“It’s not only about me and how well I get on with them (a new coach), it’s a question of how they will fit with the coaches we’ve already got in the setup.”