In one of his previous roles as manager of Rotherham United, Steve enjoyed immediate success in the role as he guided the club to a first promotion since 2001 by finishing second in League Two. Evans then went onto lead the Club back to the Championship for the first time in nine years to secure a successive promotion after an enthralling League One play-off final victory over Leyton Orient.
Evans joined the Millers from Crawley having enjoyed great success. In the 2010/11 campaign, Steve guided the club into the football league for the first time in their history.
Crawley were promoted as champions by winning the BlueSq Bet Premier. In the same season, Crawley became the first non-league team for 17 years to reach the last 16 of the FA Cup. They were knocked out by Manchester United where Crawley produced a memorable display at Old Trafford and only lost the game 1-0.
Prior to joining Rotherham, Crawley were also in a great position for successive promotions, a feat they eventually achieved.
Previously Evans was made manager of Boston United Football Club for the second time in March 2004. He was originally appointed manager in October 1998, after success with Dr. Martens Midland Division side Stamford AFC, bringing them the United Counties League Title in 1997 and 1998, whilst also winning promotion to the Dr. Martens League.
His success as manager of Boston in his first four-year spell, was a result of turning a club from relegation candidates to title challengers. He guided the team to a runners-up spot in his first full season, followed by the Conference title in his second, all of which made him a hero with the fans.
As a player Evans began his career with Bolton Wanderers but he moved back up to Scotland, his country of birth, to play for Clyde, Ayr United and then St. Johnstone. He was forced to hang up his boots at just 28 after suffering cruciate knee-ligament injury.