Carl Heggs was appointed manager of King's Lynn Football Club on 1st June 2009 following the resignation of Keith Webb at the end of the previous season which had seen Lynn demoted to the Northern Premier League having failed to meet the ground grading required of the Conference North.
Born 11 October 1970 in Leicester, Heggs played for a number of clubs beginning with Leicester United and moving to West Bromwich Albion in 1991 for a £25,000 fee.
He spent time on loan with Stafford Rangers in addition to progress through the Baggies reserve team to make a total of 40 appearances, three goals, in his four seasons at the club.
Prior to leaving Rover he spent a loan period with Bristol Rovers for the later part of the 1994-95 season making five appearances (1 goal) and then moved to Swansea City
in July 1995 for a £60,000 fee staying there for two seasons making 43 appearances and scoring seven goals.
The beginning of August 1997 saw a £25,000 move to Northampton Town - 49 appearances and scoring six goals and then in October 1998 he moved to October 1998 - 49 appearances five goals -one being the opening goal in a 3–1 FA Cup
Third Round Replay defeat to Premiership side Leeds United at Elland Road.
He had a spell with Chester City in March 2000 but could not help avoid their relegation.
Next up was Carlisle United in July 2000 where he spent one year of a two year contract (30 apps 5 goals) and then to
Conference National side Forest Green Rovers spending a year there before moving to Ilkeston Town spending three seasons there before joining Conference National side Tamworth in June 2005 (25 apps 4 goals).
July 2006 saw a move to Hinckley United on 10 July 2006 but a lack of first team starts saw him stay their for six months.
He returned to Tamworth in May 2007 but once again a lack of first team starts saw him released after six appearances and he joined Redditch United.
Two months later he became player coach staying there until his move to Lynn in June 2009.
At The Walks Heggs had the job of rebuilding the side as there were no players on contract.
Andy Johnson was appointed his assistance and signings quickly followed in the shape of Gareth Sheldon, Callum Lloyd,
Joe Magunda, Lewis Webb, Daniel Whatsize, Jordan Smith, Owen Story, Craig McAughtrie, Matt Birley, David Galbraith, Stephan Morley, Zak Martin, Andrew Boyce, and Phil Green.
There was, however, one name missing from the squad - Jack Defty who had scored 90 goals from 308 appearances for Lynn.
There were non player departures - sales and marketing director Simon Pomfret and Director of Football Neil Featherby.
Early results were mediocre despite further additions to the squad and Lynn were removed from the FA Cup at the first hurdle by Bury Town.
Adam Sinclair replaced Andy Johnson as Heggs' assistant and, with further squad changes, results improved and Lynn moved up to 3rd in the league by 10th October.
November saw progress in the FA Trophy and an 11-0 victory over Durham City, a post war record league win.
Heggs had deferred 30% of his wages to help the club in with its financial problems but the club was wound up in December.
Heggs had made eight appearances for Lynn, six starts, scoring three times.
Heggs returned to Hinckley United 2010 and then became chief scout at Notts County, taking on the role of caretaker manager for two matches.
He spent a season as a player with Oadby Town before becoming assistant manager of Hinckley United and later manager - resigning the post at the end of the 2012-13 season
and starting a new career as a PE teacher at Ascott College in Derby which involved attending a teacher training course at University from September 2013.
Ascott College closed in July 2015. It is not clear what Carl Heggs did after this.