Wolves staff profiles
Pen pics of Wolves' coaching, performance and analytics staff. For more profiles, click HERE.
HEAD COACH/ SPORTING DIRECTOR
Nuno Espirito Santo
Led Wolves back to the promised land of the Premier League in his first season in charge. Previously managed Rio Ave, Valencia and Porto. A former goalkeeper of some repute, he was in Portugal's squad at Euro 2008 but never played.
Wolves' Academy manager since 2008 and their Sporting Director since September 2016. Gave an excellent insight into his role HERE.
Rui Pedro Silva
Hails from Porto and was on the coaching staff with Santo at Panathinaikos. Was his assistant at Rio Ave, Porto, Valencia and now Wolves.
First met Santo on an SFA coaching course in 2009 and linked up with him at Rio Ave three years later. Followed him to Valencia, before becoming Steve McClaren's assistant at Newcastle. Spell as manager of Hearts lasted less than a year.
Appointed shortly after Santo, when pre-season had started last season. Key figure in terms of training and tactics.
Another of Santo's key lieutenants, who arrived with him from Portugal. Gave this detailed analysis of Man City's style of play last December. Described the English style as "favouring crosses into the box."
Arrived with Santo when the manager was appointed last May.
PERFORMANCE & MEDICAL
HEAD OF MEDICAL
Started career as an NHS physio. Joined Wolves Academy in 2008, before being promoted to Head of Medical in September 2012.
Another of Santo's countrymen, who had most recently worked for SC Olhanense in Portugal.
Previously worked for Birmingham and Watford. Joined Wolves in April 2017.
SOFT TISSUE THERAPIST
Joined in 2006. Promoted to first-team duties in October 2012.
Appointed a few weeks after Santo took over in May 2017.
Appointed in March 2017 following a year at Fleetwood Town.
Dr Matthew Perry
Retired as a GP in 2014. Was appointed as medical advisor to the Premier League four years ago, but continued to work at Molineux.
Responsible for strength and conditioning in the gym and on the pitch. Joined the club in December 2014.
HEAD OF PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS
Moved to the club in October 2017 from Manchester United, where he had spent four and a half years. Previous spells with Irish and Scottish FAs and Manchester City.
Responsible for use/ analysis of GPS at first-team and Academy levels.
Graduate of Liverpool John Moores who has worked for the Qatar FA and Aspire. Joined Wolves' Academy in February 2017, before being promoted to the first team in August 2017.
Intern at Leicester City before joining Wolves as an intern in July 2015.