His Dad is one of the best known names in Scottish football but very little has been heard about newly appointed Celtic first team coach Gavin Strachan.
Celtic won’t take much getting used to after his father’s four years in charge, taking on the responsibility of replacing Martin O’Neill was as daunting a task as any manager could take on.
Gavin’s playing career never quite took off, certainly not to the extent of his Dad’s but that is often the case for the son of a famous footballer.
Coaching doors didn’t especially present themselves but from the video clip below it is clear that coaching is his passion, something that he has taken his time with while studying at every opportunity from others. Every training session that he has taken has been logged since starting out in 2010 with the Peterborough United youth team.
A spell as first team manager of Ilkerston only lasted a couple of months before he moved to Doncaster Rovers as assistant to Darren Ferguson, a position he retained at Peterborough over the last 18 months before the call came from Celtic.