Preston North End are delighted to confirm the appointment of Dean Kiely as first team goalkeeping coach.
The former Republic of Ireland international goalkeeper will join with immediate effect and is with the squad for the trip to Birmingham City on Saturday.
Speaking about the appointment manager Alex Neil said: "We are delighted that Dean has agreed to join us. We went through a thorough recruitment process with a number of excellent applicants, but after the interviews Dean stood as the outstanding candidate.
"It is important to say that in the past few weeks Jack Cudworth has stood in and done an excellent job and Jack will return to the Academy and remain as an important member of the coaching staff."