Crystal Palace staff profiles

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

MANAGER

ROY HODGSON

Nationality: English

The godfather of English football managers. Has worked with 16 teams in eight countries, as well as taking charge of four national teams. His time in charge of England ended ignominiously though, with a humiliating defeat by Iceland at Euro 2016.

SPORTING DIRECTOR

DOUGIE FREEDMAN

Nationality: Scottish

Made 237 appearances for the Eagles as a player between 2000 and 2008. Was also their manager in 2011/12 and assistant manager. Appointed in August 2017 to work on "all footballing aspects of the club," according to owner Steve Parish.

HEAD OF RECRUITMENT

TIM COE

Nationality: English

The former trainee solicitor joined Palace in February 2013. Has also worked at Watford, Aldershot and Reading.

COACHING

ASSISTANT

RAY LEWINGTON

Nationality: English

Has been a manager in his own right, with Fulham, Brentford and Watford. First linked up with Hodgson at Fulham, in 2007, and then joined him with England in 2012.

FIRST TEAM COACH

STEVEN REID

Nationality: Irish

Played under Hodgson at West Brom. Holds the Uefa Pro Licence. Only retired from playing in 2015, so provides an important link with the team.

GOALKEEPER COACH

DEAN KIELY

Nationality: Irish

Appointed in January 2018. Was Hodgson's goalkeeping coach at West Brom in 2011/12. Made 664 appearances for six clubs during a 21-year playing career.

MEDICAL

DOCTOR

ZAF IQBAL

Nationality: English

A well-known figure in football, having been first-team doctor at Liverpool (2010-2015), Tottenham (2008-2010) and Leyton Orient (2005-2007). Joined Palace in July 2015.

HEAD OF PERFORMANCE

ALESSANDRO SCHOENMAKER

Nationality: Brazilian

Worked with Steve McClaren at FC Twente, Wolfsburg, Nottingham Forest and Derby as Head of Sport Science. Brought to Palace by Frank de Boer in July 2017.

HEAD OF SPORT SCIENCE/ S&C

SCOTT GUYETT

Nationality: Australian

Spent most of his childhood in Australia, before playing in the lower leagues in England. Joined Palace in October 2010 as fitness coach.

HEAD PHYSIO

CHRIS MORGAN

Nationality: English

High-profile practitioner with 74,000 followers on Twitter alone. Was Head Physio at Liverpool for more than three years before joining Palace in January 2017.

PHYSIO

EDWARD RICHMOND

Nationality: Welsh

Worked for Cardiff before moving to Palace in August 2016. Had a stint with the Welsh national team in 2017.

REHAB COACH

CHRIS PETRIE

Nationality: Australian

Joined Palace in July 2013, having worked with Australian sports teams. Promoted from Academy to first team in 2015.

SOFT TISSUE THERAPIST

IAN EVANS

Nationality: English

With Palace since January 2013. Previously worked with Sussex County Cricket.

ANALYSTS

HEAD ANALYST

BEN STEVENS

Nationality: English

Held the same role at Newcastle United before being recruited by the Eagles in 2015.

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