Manager Nathan Arnold has left Newark Town, just weeks after promoting them, the club have announced.
The former professional footballer moved up to a fifth stage squad for the 2022-23 season to test himself at a higher level.
A club statement said: “He leaves us in top form and we thank him for his commitment to the players and the club. We wish him well.
“In the meantime, we are receiving considerable interest from potential candidates who have witnessed our ambition to put Newark hometown football back on the map and who can clearly see the benefits of a club of our caliber being integrated into all community levels, from junior to senior player, lane and overall credibility.
“We look forward to announcing our new first-team manager soon.”
Arnold was appointed 12 months ago and guided the team to promotion to Stage Six football.
The club described it as “the icing on the cake after a superb season in one of the most competitive leagues around”.
Newark will play in the United Counties Football League (UCL1) next season, facing Harrowby United and Southwell City.
The club’s statement continued: “We would like to thank our loyal supporters whom we were able to welcome to our grounds at the YMCA and will continue to do so with the additional hospitality and state of the art facilities which are expected to fully open to the community village and d activities this summer.