Cardiff City staff profiles
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Won 12 caps for France as a midfielder, as well as winning the French title with both Auxerre and Monaco. His first managerial job was with the Ivory Coast in 2012 and he led them to the 2014 World Cup. Also took Stade Rennais to the Europa League in 2017/18 and Nottingham Forest to seventh in the Championship in 2019/20. Had been out of work since leaving Qatari side Al-Duhail in August 2021 before joining the Bluebirds in February 2023.
Won 46 caps for Ivory Coast, which is when he played under Lamouchi. Began his playing career at Paris Saint-Germain and played for several British clubs, in eluding Leicester and Leeds prior to his move to Cardiff in 2016. Become a key part of the side that won promotion to the Premier League in 2017/18 and played a total of 118 games for the Bluebirds. Was diagnosed with non-hodgkin lymphoma while with the side in January 2021, but given the all-clear in May. Does not have any prior coaching experience.
Had a 20-year playing career before becoming assistant manager at Shrewsbury Town. Then part of Valerien Ismael's staff at Besiktas and became Cardiff first-team coach in November 2022. Took over from Mark Hudson as interim manager in January 2023.
Has been with the Bluebirds for more than a decade in a variety of Academy roles. Was Head of Coaching and U23s assistant to Steve Morison, before stepping up to the first team with him in October 2021. Retained when Morison was sacked in September 2022.
PERFORMANCE & MEDICAL
HEAD OF PERFORMANCE
Appointed to his first role in football in June 2022. Had a stellar career in rugby union - as Senior Strength and Conditioning Coach and Head of Athletic Performance with Munster and in the same positions with Bath from 2019.
HEAD OF MEDICAL
Took over from Paul Godfrey in June 2018. Had previously been at QPR for two years.
Professor Len Nokes
Joined as club doctor in 1991. Won the club's outstanding contribution award at the end of 2017/18.
Joined from Port Vale, where he had been for almost three years, in March 2017.
Another with a long association with Warnock. Played under him at Oldham, Bury and Sheffield United.
Joined club in July 2016 as an Academy Physio before being promoted to first team.
SOFT TISSUE SPECIALIST
Worked briefly with Warnock at Rotherham in 2016. Appointed by Bluebirds in June 2017.
HEAD OF FITNESS & CONDITIONING
Joined in January 2015, having been Head of Sport Science at Leyton Orient for three and a half years.
With the club since August 2012, working his way up from Academy S&C.
Came to the club as an intern in July 2012. Promoted to first team in September 2014.
Appointed to Academy in July 2015 and promoted to first team in July 2016.
Arrived as an intern in January 2016. Promoted to first team assistant analyst in October 2016 before being appointed Lead Recruitment Analyst in January 2020.
Joined the club in 2013 as a Development Centre coach before moving into analysis. Appointed to current role in May 2018.
Was an intern at the club before leaving for West Brom. Returned in 2018 to work with the U23s and was promoted to first team data analyst under Neil Harris in November 2020.