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. Currently on gardening leave ahead of exit.
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.
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 and Woan as a player. Joined club in November 2018 as U23s boss and was promoted to current role in July 2021.
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.
TRANSITION GOALKEEPER COACH
Replaced Fabian Otte, who left to join Borussia Monchengladbach at the end of 2020/21, The former Burnley U23 player returned to the club as a full-time coach in March 2020 before taking up his current position in August 2021.
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.
LEAD STRENGTH & REHAB COACH
Appointed in July 2021 after a season as Head of Medical Services and Performance at Barrow in League Two. Formerly Lead S&C coach at Newcastle United and Blackburn Rovers - which is where he worked with Howard.
Promoted from the Academy, where he was Lead S&C Coach, in June 2021. Joined the club in 2017.
Like Ghoulden was promoted from the Academy in June 2021. Former pro player who represented Blackpool, Southport and Chorley.
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.
Appointed in November 2015. Fulfils a lot of administrative functions for the Clarets. Formerly at Blackpool and Shrewsbury.