Huddersfield staff profiles

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

FOOTBALL EXECUTIVE

HEAD OF FOOTBALL OPERATIONS

Leigh Bromby

Nationality: English

The former Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday defender has been with Town since 2014. He was their Academy Manager from 2014, overseeing the transition to Cat 4. A firm believer in homegrown players and is pinning the club's future on that. Launched a Huddersfield B team in July 2020.

COACHING STAFF

HEAD COACH

Carlos Corberan

Nationality: Spanish

Appointed in July 2020, having previously been U23 coach and assistant to Marcelo Bielsa at Leeds United. Began his coaching career at the age of 26 and well-travelled, having worked in Saudi Arabia and Cyprus before moving to Leeds. Highly-rated by compatriot Pep Guardiola, among others.

ASSISTANT

Narcis Pelach

Nationality: Spanish

Assistant at Spanish second division side Girona in 2019/20 before being appointed by Huddersfield in July 2020. Spent 14 years at Girona as a player in the Academy and as a professional. Has experience as a Head Coach, with Spanish third tier sides UE Figueres and Peralada. Spent two months in England at the start of 2020, with Leeds United and Manchester City.

ASSISTANT

Jorge Alarcon

Nationality: Spanish

Has a PhD in Sports Science. Worked at Qatari side Umm Salal SC as assistant between 2018 and 2020. Assistant for Levante Under-23s in 2017/18. Worked with Corberán at Ermis Aradippou in Cyprus in 2017 and at Saudi Arabian Pro League club Al-Nassr.

GOALKEEPER COACH

PAUL CLEMENTS

Nationality: English

Clements was promoted from Academy to first team at the start of 2017/18. Previously at Wolves for three years and before that Middlesbrough.

FIRST-TEAM COACH

Danny Schofield

Nationality: English

Worked with Corberan at Leeds United as his U23s assistant and joined Huddersfield in February 2020 as U19s coach. Promoted to B team coach in July and then first-team coach in December 2020.

PERFORMANCE AND MEDICAL

HEAD OF PERFORMANCE

Paul Bower

Nationality: English

Promoted to role following departure of Callum Walsh to Newcastle in July 2021. First joined the Terriers in 2017 as Lead Academy Physical Performance Coach. Has also worked for the Football Association (with England's age group teams) and Barnsley.

HEAD OF MEDICAL

IAN KIRKPATRICK

Nationality: English

Promoted from first team physio in June 2015. Originally joined the club in October 2013.

SENIOR PHYSICAL PERFORMANCE COACH

DANIEL HUGHES

Nationality: English

Other than an 11-month spell at Doncaster, has worked for the Terriers for a decade. Started as a performance analyst, before moving into performance coaching with the Academy then first team.

PERFORMANCE COACH

CALLUM ADAMS

Nationality: English

Joined as an intern in June 2014 before being promoted a year later. Responsible for monitoring (GPS & wellness) and is also assistant S&C.

SENIOR PHYSIO

LIAM KERSHAW

Nationality: English

Appointed in July 2017. Was previously Academy physio at Liverpool for almost six years.

SENIOR PHYSIO

STEVE HUMPHRIES

Nationality: English

Joined in August 2017. Most of his experience was previously in rugby, including spells with Leeds Carnegie and the Samoa national team.

CONSULTANT NUTRITIONIST

Nessan Costello

Nationality: English

Worked for nearby Leeds United for three years before joining the Terriers on a consultancy basis in August 2020.

ANALYSTS

HEAD OF ANALYSIS AND INNOVATION

James Beck

Nationality: English

New role that was created in summer of 2021. Beck did work experience with the club before joining full-time in July 2017 as Lead Academy Performance Analyst.

PERFORMANCE ANALYST

Linas Treigys

Nationality: Lithuanian

Joined in July 2020 as part of Corberan's backroom staff. Had worked with the Spaniard at Leeds United.

LEAD ANALYST

Dan Payne

Nationality: English

Joined in November 2020 from Sheffield Wednesday, where he was Head of Academy Performance Analysis.

PERFORMANCE ANALYST

Makenzie Longley

Nationality: English

Was an intern with the club before joining full-time in July 2020. Promoted from Academy to first team a year later.

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