Leicester City staff profiles

Pen pics of Leicester City's coaching, science, medicine and analytics staff. To see the staff profiles for other clubs, click here.

MANAGER & COACHING STAFF

Manager

Claude Puel

Nationality: French

Sacked by Southampton last summer despite leading them to eighth place and the League Cup final. Won the French title with Monaco in 2000 and French manager of the year in 2005.

ASSISTANT

Pascal Plancque

Nationality: French

Was also Puel's assistant at Southampton. Played for 15 years in the French leagues before becoming a manager with Pau, Lille B and Boulogne.

ASSISTANT

Michael Appleton

Nationality: English

Brought to Leicester by then-manager Craig Shakespeare. Had two games as caretaker manager (both victories) when Shakespeare was sacked and stayed on under Puel.

FIRST TEAM & GK COACH

Mike Stowell

Nationality: English

Goalkeeper coach at the club for 13 years and also had two brief spells as caretaker manager. Added title of first-team coach under Nigel Pearson.

MEDICAL & SCIENCE

HEAD OF SPORT SCIENCE & PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS

Paul Balsom

Nationality: English

Also Performance Manager with the Swedish national team. Is in his second spell with Leicester, having returned to the club from Hull City in November 2011.

HEAD OF FITNESS & CONDITIONING

Matt Reeves

Nationality: English

A graduate of nearby Loughborough University. Started as an intern at Leicester in 2008. Left for Hull, before returning, with Balsom, in 2011. Also works with England U19s and U20s.

CLUB DOCTOR

Dr Ian Patchett

Nationality: English

Started providing match cover in 1992, before becoming medical officer in 2000. Also a part-time GP in Leicester.

SPORT SCIENTIST

Tom Joel

Nationality: English

Another Loughborough graduate, who worked at Leicester as intern in 2011/12. Joined full-time in 2013 and promoted to first team in 2014/15.

ASSISTANT SPORT SCIENTIST

Jack Milligan

Nationality: English

Joined as an intern, took on a part-time role in 2015/16 and then promoted to a full-time job in 2016/17. Also an S&C coach with England futsal.

STRENGTH & POWER COACH

Mitch Willis

Nationality: English

Joined from Leicester Tigers rugby club in 2012/13. A graduate of Liverpool John Moores University.

HEAD PHYSIO

Dave Rennie

Nationality: English

Joined the club in 1999, before coming Head Physio in 2000. Currently studying for a PhD.

PHYSIO

Simon Murphy

Nationality: English

Appointed in March 2014, having previously been Head Physio at Mansfield Town.

Physio

Gary Silk

Nationality: English

Initially joined as first-team lead masseur in 2013. Switched to become physio after gaining a BSc from the University of Salford.

CONSULTANT NUTRITIONIST

Chris Edwards

Nationality: English

Also consults for Bristol City, Wasps rugby and the Welsh Rugby Union Academy. Employed by Pro Athlete Supplementation.

MASSEUR

Reuben Walker

Nationality: English

Did work experience with the U23s in 2015/16. Appointed to first-team duties in 2017.

ANALYSTS

SENIOR PERFORMANCE ANALYST

Andy Blake

Nationality: English

With Leicester since 2008. Previously worked for Hawk-Eye.

PERFORMANCE ANALYST

Peter Clark

Nationality: English

Was an intern at the club and now in his fourth full season as a permanent member of staff.

TACTICAL ANALYST

Adam Sadler

Nationality: English

Holds the Uefa Pro Licence and has worked at Norwich, Manchester City and Ukrainian side Tavriya Simferopol.

TRAINING & PERFORMANCE ANALYST

Matthew Edge

Nationality: English

Spent six years at Aston Villa, latterly as Head of Performance Analysis. Joined Leicester in August 2016.

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