Former Port Vale defender Chris Banks is returning to Vale Park as the club’s new physio.
The club’s current physio Alex Poulton will act as Banks’ deputy.
Banks progressed through the club’s youth ranks to make 87 appearances between 1984 and 1988. He helped the club to promotion in 1986. He later had lengthy playing spells with Bath City and Cheltenham Town.
Banks qualified as physio and has had a lengthy spell at neighbours Stoke City.