Hull FC's Ben Crooks was named Super League's Young Player of the Year at last night's Man of Steel dinner.
Former Bradford captain Robbie Hunter-Paul will take charge of the running of the club following the Bulls' latest takeover.
The former New Zealand international, who enjoyed a decade of success as a player with Bradford, returned to the club in July to take on the role of deputy director.
Now he has been promoted to chief executive as part of a new-look administration under new owners Ryan Whitcut and Mark Moore.
The re-organisation was prompted by the decision of Omar Khan to step down for health reasons, just over 12 months after rescuing the club from financial ruin.
Co-chairman Gerry Sutcliffe, the local MP and former sports minister, also stepped down, along with director Vipin Joshi, paving the way for the takeover by Whitcut, who was brought into the club by Khan as general manager, and local businessman Moore, who are to become joint chairmen.
Hull FC have appointed an English head coach to replace Aussie Peter Gentle.
Gentle's assistant Lee Radford has stepped up to take charge of his home city club. He's been given a 3 year contract and will be assisted by former academy coach Andy Last.
Former captain Lee Radford is has been appointed as the new head coach of Hull FC at a press conference today. The 34-year-old takes over from Australian Peter Gentle.
Super League club Hull FC are expected to announce their successor to former head coach Peter Gentle today. Assistant Lee Radford is expected to lead a new all-English coaching team.
Hull FC are expected to announce their new head coach tomorrow following the dismissal of Peter Gentle.
The Australian, who led the club to Wembley in the Challenge Cup final only last month, was sacked following a crushing 76-18 defeat at Huddersfield last Thursday night. It brings to an end his two-year tenure at the club. Chris Dawkes reports.
Hull FC are expected to announce Peter Gentle's replacement as head coach tomorrow. It is widely expected that former player and current assistant coach Lee Radford will be given the opportunity to take the reins at the KC Stadium.
Former Hull FC captain Lee Crooks' views on the departure of head coach Peter Gentle.
Hull say they will confirm a successor "in due course" following the departure of head coach Peter Gentle.
But it is thought they will appoint from within, with Gentle's assistant Lee Radford favourite to step up alongside academy coach Andy Last.
Former player Paul Cooke, the newly-appointed head coach of Doncaster, is also expected to play a role in the re-organisation, with Hull set to announce a partnership with the Championship club.
Tuesday's announcement comes as no surprise following owner Adam Pearson's decision to conduct a "root-and-branch" review of the club's football department in the wake of their 13-try humiliation by the Huddersfield Giants.