Yeovil Town Football Club made history by Appointing a New Club Director, Jack Hellier.
Jack Hellier, aged 21, has made the record books for becoming the youngest professional football club director in Somerset and at the West Country football club.
Young Jack was appointed to the board of directors this week following the termination of club director Mark Robinson.
Yeovil Town now has its youngest-ever club director since its formation in 1895. Jack Hellier also becomes the youngest-ever professional club director in the county of Somerset.
Hellier, who has only recently turned 21, supported the club for many years before his father, Martin Hellier, purchased the club for a nominal fee from former club owner Scott Priestnall.
Priestnall’s mentorship of Yeovil Town FC saw it slide down the leagues and on the verge of liquidation as it reached the depths of the National League South before Hellier Senior took over the ownership of the sinking and close to bankruptcy West Country outfit.
The young new director took to assist in revamping the haggard stadium after the Priestnall regime and was often seen on social media working on the stadium’s appearance.
Matchday’s Jack can often be seen pulling pints whilst working in the home fans’ zone behind the Thatchers Stand, although now being elected as a club director, it’s unclear what his new role will entail. However, with the removal of Robinson, commercial operations are expected to play a role.
The club, as yet, have made no official statements about either the termination of Mark Robinson or the appointment of the club’s youngest-ever director.
The Yeovil Town FC board now consists of Martin Hellier, Jack Hellier, Rhys Rosser & Stuart Robins as the club pushes into the second half of the season, 13 points clear at the top of the National League South.
Advertise your business here from just £5 per week. Contact Admin@global247news.com