Date of birth
Alex Dyer joined the U's as assistant to Hayden Mullins in the summer of 2021.
Dyer's playing career spanned over twenty years with a whole host of clubs including Blackpool, Charlton Athletic and Crystal Palace after coming through the youth system at Watford.
His coaching career began at West Ham United where he first met Hayden Mullins, spending time as reserve team coach before spells as assistant with Chris Powell at Charlton and Huddersfield.
More recently, Dyer has been working north of the border in Scotland with both Kilmarnock and the Scottish national side with Steve Clarke.
A time as manager of Scottish Premiership side Kilmarnock came before his call to Colchester United where he will once again link up with Hayden Mullins, this time in the dugout of the JobServe Community Stadium.