Under-20s manager Jack Ross leaves Hearts with immediate effect
The former Clyde defender player took over the development squad last summer.
Jack Ross has left his position as Under-20 player development manager role at Hearts with immediate effect.
The former defender took over the position in July 2014 but could only lead the development squad to 15th in the table, third bottom. They currently sit 13th this season with one win in six games.
Director of Football Craig Levein said in a statement on the Hearts website; "After discussions with Jack yesterday, it was confirmed that he would leave Heart of Midlothian FC.
"We would like to put on record our appreciation for all of the excellent work carried out by Jack during his time with us and for the dedication and commitment he has shown in helping us towards achieving our long-term goals.
"Everyone at Hearts wishes him every success in the future."
Ross made over 100 appearances for Clyde during his playing days before also enjoying spells at Falkirk and St Mirren. He achieved one cap for the Scotland B team in May 2009.
He was assistant to Alan Adamson and then Ian Murray at Dumbarton between 2011 and summer 2014.