Jim Chapman played with Albion Rovers and Dumbarton before managing Albion Rovers and Dumbarton who were promoted to Division 2 under his stewardship.
Annan chairman Henry McClelland was delighted with the appointment and said:
– Henry McClelland, Chairman, Annan Athletic
Jim has plenty of experience and will be good for the club. We are hoping that assistant manager and interim boss, Euan Brydson will stay on at the club.”