Fulham staff profiles

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

HEAD COACH/ DIRECTOR OF FOOTBALL OPERATIONS

HEAD COACH

Slavisa Jokanovic

Nationality: Serbian

A fine player who represented clubs including Deportivo La Coruna and Chelsea and won 64 caps for Yugoslavia. Appointed by Fulham - the seventh job of his managerial career - in December 2015 and led them up to the Premier League via last season's play-offs.

DIRECTOR OF FOOTBALL OPERATIONS

Tony Khan

Nationality: American

Son of owner Shahid Khan and vice chairman of the club. Took on the role of Director of Football Operations in February 2017. Oversees the "identification, evaluation, recruitment, and signing of players". Also co-owns Boston sports analytics firm TruMedia Networks.

ASSISTANTS

ASSISTANT

Javier Pereira

Nationality: Spanish

First worked with Jokanovic at Watford, where he had initially been brought in by Oscar Garcia. Went with the Serbian to Maccabi Tel Aviv and now Fulham.

FIRST TEAM COACH

Scott Parker

Nationality: English

Former England midfielder made 128 appearances for the Cottagers as a player. Returned to the club as first-team coach in July 2018 after a year as U18 boss at Tottenham.

FIRST TEAM COACH

Alberto Escobar

Nationality: Spanish

Expert in analysis who worked with Jokanovic (and Perreira) at Watford and Maccabi Tel Aviv.

GOALKEEPER COACH

Jose Sambade Carreira

Nationality: Spanish

Was a coach at Deportivo La Coruna during Jokanovic's time as a player there. This is the first time they have worked together as coaches though. Also run a goalkeeping school in Coruna.

MEDICAL & PERFORMANCE

HEAD OF MEDICAL & SPORTS SCIENCE

Marco Cesarini

Nationality: Italian

Background is as an osteopath. Had a brief period as Head of Injury Prevention at West Ham and worked with Jokanovic at Watford. Fulham recruited him from Italian giants AC Milan.

HEAD OF SPORTS SCIENCE

Alastair Harris

Nationality: English

Has worked his way up from an internship with the club in 2010 to lead their sports science department.

PHYSIO

Wayne Gill

Nationality: English

Joined in July 2012 from Portsmouth.

PHYSIO

Chris Hanson

Nationality: English

Has worked for Fulham for more than a decade. Previously with Newcastle and Bolton.

ASSISTANT PHYSIO

Nick Taylor

Nationality: English

Joined in February 2017 from QPR.

ANALYSTS

PERFORMANCE ANALYST

Joseph Moore

Nationality: English

Promoted from Academy to first team this summer.

PERFORMANCE ANALYST

Marc Edwards

Nationality: English

Joined in September 2012. Also works as a scout for the club.

PERFORMANCE ANALYST

Brett Alexander Cooper

Nationality: English

Moved to Fulham in September 2012. Promoted from Academy to first team in 2017.

PERFORMANCE ANALYST

James Lovell

Nationality: English

Joined from Wolves in September 2011.

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