From Hugh Shaw to Neil Lennon - know more about Hibernian's managers.

Here is a comprehensive collection of managers to have sat in the Hibee hotseat.


Paul Heckingbottom was installed as the new Head Coach of Hibernian in February 2019. The former Barnsley and Leeds United manager signed a three-and-a-half year deal at the club.


A former Manchester United youth player, Paul went on to play for a number of English clubs including Sunderland, Norwich City, Bradford City, Sheffield Wednesday and Barnsley. He called time on his playing career in 2011 whilst at Harrogate Town.

His coaching career began with the Barnsley Development Squad, before taking on the role of Caretaker Manager where he would taste success in the EFL Trophy Final and promotion from League One to the Championship via the Play-Offs.

Paul joined Leeds United in February 2018 and left the club later that year.

Full name Paul Heckingbottom
Date of birth 17th July 1977
Place of birth Barnsley, England

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