Amy Merricks joined Brighton & Hove Albion initially as the development squad coach in July 2015, following a spell at Millwall Lionesses.
She spent one season as a development squad coach, before taking on the role as assistant manager in May 2016, assisting interim first-manager George Parris.
Merricks worked with Parris in the build-up to the successful 2016 Women's Premier League Championship Play-off Final victory over Sporting Club Albion, and the subsequent 2017 FA Women's Super League Spring Series.
Following the appointment of Hope Powell as manager in July 2017, Merricks continued as assistant manager and helped lead the club to an impressive second-place finish in the FA Women's Super League 2 in 2017/18.
The 25-year-old also holds the prestigious UEFA A Licence qualification.