Huddersfield staff profiles

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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

Mark Fotheringham

Nationality: Scottish

Played in Scotland, England, Germany and Switzerland. Tomas Oral, who had worked with him at Fulham, took Fotheringham to Karlsruhe and Ingolstadt in Germany as his assistant. Then Felix Magath, who had managed Fotheringham at Fulham, took him to Hertha Berlin as assistant in 2021/22. The Scot was appointed Huddersfield boss, succeeding Danny Schofield, in September 2022.

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

PAUL HARSLEY

Nationality: English

Made more than 600 senior appearances as a player and also very experienced as a coach. Started at Scunthorpe's Centre of Excellence before working at Birmingham's Academy from 2015. Then became Barnsley and Manchester City U23s

HEAD OF GOALKEEPING

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.

PERFORMANCE

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.

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.

HEAD OF STRENGTH AND IDP

CALLUM ADAMS

Nationality: English

Joined as an intern in June 2014 before being promoted to Physical Performance Coach a year later. Appointed to his current role in July 2022 and is responsible for the strength programme at the club, as well as individual development programme strategy.

PERFORMANCE COACH

JORDAN FOSTER

Nationality: English

Arrived at the club in August 2021 from Barnsley, where he was first-team sport scientist.

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.

MEDICAL

HEAD OF MEDICAL

IAN KIRKPATRICK

Nationality: English

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

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.

SENIOR PHYSIO

CRAIG SEDGWICK

Nationality: English

Long-serving member of Barnsley's staff before joining Huddersfield in September 2021.

ANALYSIS

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.

PERFORMANCE ANALYST

Harrison Glew

Nationality: English

Joined the club straight from University in September 2020.

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