Burnley staff profiles

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

COACHING

TRANSITION GOALKEEPER COACH

Connor King

Nationality: English

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.

PERFORMANCE

HEAD OF SPORT SCIENCE

Mark Howard

Nationality: English

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

Chris Wilding

Nationality: English

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.

PERFORMANCE COACH

Matt Challoner

Nationality: English

Like Ghoulden was promoted from the Academy in June 2021. Former pro player who represented Blackpool, Southport and Chorley.

PERFORMANCE NUTRITIONIST

Elliot Frankland

Nationality: English

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.

MEDICAL

PHYSIO

Phil Pomeroy

Nationality: English

Burnley stalwart, having been at the club since December 2010. Promoted from Academy to first team in 2017.

PHYSIO

Nicholas McCarthy

Nationality: English

Joined in December 2017 from GB basketball. Promoted from Academy to first team in October 2018.

MEDICAL OFFICER

Dr Simon Morris

Nationality: English

Long-time club doctor. Works as a GP and has also assisted Lancashire Cricket Club.

ANALYSTS

PERFORMANCE ANALYST

Adam Fairclough

Nationality: English

Appointed in August 2013. Had been a sports coach with Liverpool John Moores University.

ASSISTANT ANALYST

Daniel Morrison

Nationality: English

Joined as an intern in May 2013 and got a full-time job the following summer.

ADMIN/ OPERATIONS

GENERAL MANAGER

Matt Williams

Nationality: English

Appointed in November 2015. Fulfils a lot of administrative functions for the Clarets. Formerly at Blackpool and Shrewsbury.

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