Everton staff profiles
Written by Simon Austin — April 3, 2018
DIRECTOR OF FOOTBALL
DIRECTOR OF FOOTBALL
Appointed in February 2022, replacing Marcel Brands, who had left the previous December. Had been Head of Sport at New York Red Bulls for two years and Sporting Director at Wolves between 2016 & 2020. Prior to that he was Head of Football Development & Recruitment for the Midlands club from 2013 to 2016.
A legendary player who won 106 England caps and served Chelsea for 13 years, winning three Premier League titles, four FA Cups and the Champions League. Began his managerial career with Derby in 2018/19, taking them to the play-off final, where they lost to Aston Villa. Appointed Chelsea boss the following season, leading them to Champions League qualification despite a transfer ban. Sacked in January 2021 with the side ninth in the Premier League. Appointed Everton boss on a two-and-a-half year contract in January 2022.
Worked alongside Lampard when he was Chelsea boss and stayed on under Thomas Tuchel, forming part of the backroom staff that won the 2021 Champions League. Was with the west London side for a total of 27 years as a youth player and then coach. Re-joined Lampard at Everton in January 2022.
Highly-experienced coach, having managed Derby County, Swansea City and Reading. Knows Lampard from his four years at Chelsea, from 2007 to 2011, when he held coaching roles with both the Academy and first team. Was out of football since being sacked by Belgian side Cercle Brugge in February 2021 before joining Lampard at Everton a year later.
Famous former player who joined club's Academy as a coach in 2011. Promoted to first-team duties in 2014. Took caretaker charge when Marco Silva was sacked and retained under Carlo Ancelotti, Rafa Benitez and Lampard.
Played in goal for Preston, Sheffield United and Blackburn and won 34 caps for the Republic of Ireland. Joined Everton in October 2017 under caretaker manager David Unsworth. Stepped up from the Academy again to work with Duncan Ferguson in December 2019 and retained by Ancelotti, Benitez and Lampard.
FIRST-TEAM COACH AND HEAD OF PERFORMANCE
Was on Lampard’s staff at Derby County and Chelsea, having worked with him when he was a player for the Blues. Moved to Stamford Bridge in 2006 from Fulham and served the club for 12 years.
One of England's greatest ever full-backs, who won 107 caps for his country. Played alongside Lampard throughout his Chelsea career (2006 to 2014) and coached at Derby and Chelsea Academy after retiring.
With the club since June 2011, initially working with the Ladies team.
Worked in Everton's Academy for almost eight years before leaving for a first-team job at Blackburn Rovers in early 2021. Returned to take his current role in February 2022.
Joined in October 2016, having previously been with the Salford City Reds rugby league team.
STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COACH
Arrived at the club as an intern in July 2016. Has been first-team S&C coach since July 2019.
DIRECTOR OF MEDICAL
Full-time job is as a consultant in Emergency Medicine at University Hospital Aintree. Promoted to current role, in place of Dr Aboul Shaheir, in June 2019.
INJURY PREVENTION PHYSIO
Previously worked at Bolton, Birmingham and Wolves. Joined Everton in July 2015.
Salford University graduate who joined in September 2013. Responsible for screening, monitoring, preparation and rehab.
An institution at Everton. Began his career at the club in the mid-1990s under Howard Kendall.
With Everton since 1999. Initially with the Academy, before being promoted in 2010. Treats feet, ankles and lower leg.
Recruited from Manchester City, where he had been for a decade, in the summer of 2016.
HEAD OF PERFORMANCE INSIGHTS
Joined from Prozone in 2009 and was promoted to head of department in 2012. Uses stats and video to analyse Everton's performance and that of future opponents. Moved into this new role, which will look across all aspects of performance, in February 2021.
Arrived from Forest Green Rovers, where he had a unique role - analyst/ energy trader. Appointed by Everton ahead of the 2017/18 season.
Was a strategic analyst with Merseyside Police for a decade before joining Everton in July 2015.
HEAD OF FOOTBALL OPERATIONS
Worked for Manchester United before joining Everton in 2002. Said to possess "diplomatic skills, an assured manner and quiet competence."