First Team Management

Larkhall Athletic

First Team Management

Phil Bater
First Team Manager

Phil enjoyed a tremendous playing career at higher levels,
including Bristol Rovers, Brentford, Wrexham and Cardif City, as well as turning out for Wales u-21s.
He has been a successful manager and coach at a number of clubs, notably Bristol Rovers,
Mangotsfield United, and Clevedon.
He joined the Larks as first team manager in January 2017.

Neil Arndale
Assistant Manager

Arnie joined the Larks as Geraint Bater’s number two from Mangotsfield United in 2015 on the back of a superb career at Bristol Rovers and Cirencester Town
(and the England u16 and u18 teams).

Rob York
Equipment Manager

Rob has been a loyal fixture at Plain Ham for many years,
as a player, assistant manager of the Reserves, and now equipment manager for the 1st team.
He knows both the club and the local football scene inside out.