Willie Kirk has been appointed the new manager of FA WSL 1 side Bristol Academy.
The former Hibernian Ladies boss takes over from Dave Edmondson who left the Vixens last week.
Kirk has worked as women's high performance manager at the Scottish FA since July 2014.
Bristol Academy are bottom of FA WSL 1 having lost all four League matches.
The Vixens sit bottom of the top flight without a point from four league games.
Kirk spent almost five years at Hibs and won the Scottish women's football manager of the year award in 2013.