Paramedic - Craig Dustan

DSC 0470Craig is a trained paramedic with the Scottish Ambulance Service in the Moray area and a local lad who was born and raised in Forres. He was a tall commanding centre half playing Welfare football in his younger days (he wrote that!) and is a great asset to have at the club where he takes responsibility on match days. 

Coach - Nathan Sharp

Nathan Sharp has been appointed as one of manager Charlie Rowley’s assistants at Mosset Park. Servring as the heart of Cans’ defence when they achieved only the second league championship success in their history.

Coach- Charlie Brown

Charlie is a true Cancans legend, despite a short time with Buckie!  One of our all time top scorers he still has not seen the last of his playing days (just signed again Aug 2017!). He is a great asset in Charlie Rowley's staff and now has taken on the role of heading up the newly structured Mechanics Youth set up as head of youth coaching. 

 

Coach - Craig Ewen

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Craig joined the coaching staff in season 15-16 after achieving success and great reviews in the North junior set up.

Kit Man - William J McLean

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William (Willie) McLean is the only member of the Cancans who was part of the League winning side of 1985-86. There are people at every club at this level of football that are really worth their weight in Gold. Willie is worth his in Chocolate and Gold! Now retired he spends more time than ever looking after all of the playing kits, training equipment and much more. A legend and a man who everyone connected with the club should go and thank once a season. You might even get to buy him a drink!

Manager - Charlie Rowley

After a brief spell playing for the Cans in the 2006-7 season, Charlie returned to the club in 2009 as assistant manager to Gordon 'Boogle' Winton. Charlie then took the role of Gaffer at the beginning of Season 2010-11.  Having played a big part in three trophy winning seasons on the bounce, Charlie guided the club to become league champions in 2011-12, only their second league title in over a centuary. Securing his 'legend' status Charlie announced that the work is not yet done and he wants to lead the club to further success.

The Can Cans are run by a dedicated board of directors and a host of backroom staff and volunteers who work tirelessly to make the club something to be proud of for their fans, the town and the highland league community.  As of January 2019 Forres Mechanics are a limiited company, Forres Mechanics Ltd, SCN 604370. 

Chairmain - David Macdonald

David is a very experienced and respedcted member of the Highland League family.Having spent many years running the line at all Highland League venues David spent some years assisting the league committee before joining the Cans as a committee member. 

Board Members

Current Board Members are:

Sandy Aird, George Alexander, Craig Black, Sandy Dow, Brian Fraser, Dennis Fraser, Derek Fraser, Brenda MacDonald, David MacKintosh & Alistair Scrimgeour.

Secretary - Ian Wood

Forres Loon and life long Cans supporter. Ian works in the IT industry throughout the North of Scotland, and in his spare time loves a dram and a blether. Along with Peter, Ian has responsibility for selling match day packages along with many other tasks including merchandise and deputising for the club secretary.

Email: forresmechanics@highlandleague.com

Vic Cameron (Club Chaplain)

Vic was appointed club chaplain during 2014-2015 season, but has been a fan since the early 1980s. Semi-retired, Vic is currently a Pastor of a church in Lossiemouth, and he also runs his own business as an independent whisky consultant which takes him around the world delivering talks as well as being in demand locally. Although not on the board as a director Vic helps with many aspects of club business.