Burnley staff profiles
Written by Simon Austin — April 4, 2018
Pen pics of Burnley's coaching, science, medicine and analytics staff. To see staff profiles for other clubs, click here.
Highly experienced, having held senior positions at Manchester City, the Football Association and Fulham. Appointed in November 2018 and described as someone who could "help move the club forward" by chairman Mike Garlick.
When he took over, in October 2012, the club were in the lower reaches of the Championship and had a dilapidated training ground. Now they are well established in the Premier League and boast the state-of-the-art Barnfield Centre. Has signed a new contract to 2022.
Appointed in November 2015. Fulfils a lot of administrative functions for the Clarets. Formerly at Blackpool and Shrewsbury.
Was a talented midfielder who played with Dyche at Nottingham Forest and worked as his assistant at Watford. Came to Burnley with the manager in October 2012 and they have been together ever since. Trusted ally and valued coach.
Came through the ranks at Nottingham Forest with Dyche as a player. Worked with Roy Keane - another former Forest team-mate - as first-team coach at Sunderland and Ipswich. Arrived at Burnley with Dyche and Woan.
Apprentice at hometown club Liverpool, although he never made a first-team appearance for them. Went on to play for Sheffield United, Rotherham and Chesterfield. Brought to Burnley by manager Brian Laws in 2010.
ASSISTANT GOALKEEPER COACH
Joined from Hoffenheim, where he worked with the U23s, in June 2020. Has already had a varied career, having worked with the New Zealand women's national team and in brand management (he has a first-class degree in marketing from Newcastle University) for Nike.
SCIENCE & MEDICAL
HEAD OF SPORT SCIENCE
Joined in February 2013 from nearby Blackburn Rovers. One of the most experienced practitioners in the Premier League, having worked for Bolton, Newcastle & Fulham.
Arrived in October 2015 from Preston North End. Also works for the Welsh national team. The Irishman was previously a sport scientist with GPS firm STATSports.
With Burnley since July 2010. Previously worked for Spurs for 12 years and Man City for five.
Burnley stalwart, having been at the club since December 2010. Promoted from Academy to first team in 2017.
Joined in December 2017 from GB basketball. Promoted from Academy to first team in October 2018.
STRENGTH & CONDITIONING
Graduated from University of Chester in 2013 and soon joined Burnley.
Dr Simon Morris
Long-time club doctor. Works as a GP and has also assisted Lancashire Cricket Club.
The Liverpool John Moores graduate joined the Clarets as a sports science intern in February 2015 and was promoted to performance nutritionist in July 2016.
Appointed in August 2013. Had been a sports coach with Liverpool John Moores University.
Joined as an intern in May 2013 and got a full-time job the following summer.