Signed in the summer for an undisclosed fee from MK Dons, Grigg is a Northern Ireland international. After starting out at Walsall, he played for Brentford and Wigan before signing for Sunderland for a reported £3m fee in January 2019. Grigg joined MK Dons in the summer of 2022.
The Spireites clinched the signing of Berry from Macclesfield at the start of the season. The young forward, who started out at Hull City, signed a three-year contract after the two clubs agreed an undisclosed fee. Berry scored 26 goals in 35 appearances last season. He was previously a scholar at Wigan Athletic after being released by Liverpool.
Curtis agreed a 12-month contract to join Chesterfield after impressing on trial in pre-season, linking up with former Ipswich team-mates Armando Dobra and Bailey Clements. He also worked with Kieron Dyer during the coach’s spell as U23 boss at Ipswich.
Boot, who was previously at Solihull Moors, signed a 12-month contract after a spell on trial in pre-season. The shot-stopper started his career at Port Vale and spent five years with the Valiants, During his stint at Vale Park, he spent time out on loan at Worcester City, Norton United, Newcastle Town and Macclesfield Town. Boot joined National League side Solihull Moors in 2018 and made well over 200 appearances as Solihull established themselves as a top fifth-tier side.
The experienced central defender was signed from Stockport County on an 18-month contract. Palmer spent over four years at Stockport and played a key role in their National League title-winning campaign last season, scoring five goals in 45 appearances in all competitions last season. He joined Stockport from Guiseley in 2018 and his previous clubs include Scunthorpe United, Southport and Buxton.
Paul Cook returned to the club for a second spell in February, seven years after leaving to take charge at Portsmouth. During his first stint with the Spireites, Cook guided the club to the League Two title and the League One play-offs.
After two years at Portsmouth, during which time they won the League Two title, Cook was named manager of Wigan Athletic.
Three years with Wigan included a League One title win. He later had a nine-month spell with Ipswich Town, which ended in December 2021.
As a player, Cook was a creative midfielder who played for various clubs including Wigan Athletic, Wolves, Coventry City and Burnley.
He began his managerial career at Southport and had stints at Sligo Rovers and Accrington Stanley before joining Chesterfield for the first time.
Sheckleford signed for the Spireites last summer after leaving Maidenhead. He started his career with Fulham, playing for the under-18s, under-19s, under-21s and under-23s. The right-back was part of the Fulham squad that reached the 2014 FA Youth Cup final, losing 7-6 on aggregate to Chelsea. He gained some first-team experience at Wealdstone in 2016 before leaving Craven Cottage in 2017. After a year out of football, Sheckleford joined Maidenhead.
Horton joined the Spireites last summer after making 20 appearances for Doncaster in League One last season. He spent five years with the South Yorkshire club and had two loan spells with Gainsborough Trinity in the Northern Premier League between 2018 and 2019.