Leicester City staff profiles

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

DIRECTOR OF FOOTBALL

DIRECTOR OF FOOTBALL

Jon Rudkin

Nationality: English

Replaced Terry Robinson as Director of Football in December 2014. Had previously served Leicester at all levels: was a schoolboy player for them, a coach, caretaker manager and Academy Manager. Holds the Uefa Pro Licence.

COACHING

HEAD COACH

Steve Cooper

Nationality: Welsh

Gained his UEFA Pro Licence at the age of 27 and worked for the Wrexham and Liverpool Academies. Appointed manager of England U16s in 2014 and moved up to the U17s, winning the World Cup with them in 2017. Took Swansea City to the Championship play-off final in 2020/21 and went one better at Nottingham Forest a season later, leading them back to the Premier League for the first time since 1999. Kept them up but dismissed in December 2023 after a run of one win in 13. Joined newly-promoted Leicester in June 2024.

ASSISTANT

Alan Tate

Nationality: English

Spent the majority of his 16-year playing career at Swansea City and coached in their Academy after his retirement. Became assistant to Cooper at Swansea in September 2019 and followed him to Forest. Also joined Leicester in July 2024.

SET-PIECE COACH

Andrew Hughes

Nationality: English

Made more than 500 senior appearances as a player and has coached at Bolton, Rotherham, Crystal Palace, Huddersfield and Sheffield Wednesday and Sheffield United. Arrived at Leicester from Norwich, where he was latterly Set Piece Coach.

GOALKEEPING COACH

Danny Alcock

Nationality: English

Was Lead Academy Goalkeeping Coach at Stoke for seven years and worked for England from 2018 to 2021. Was Goalkeeping Coach at Nottingham Forest under Cooper at Forest until December 2023, leaving when the manager was sacked and then joining Leicester City with him in July 2024.

FIRST TEAM COACH & ANALYST

Steve Rands

Nationality: English

Started as a Performance Analyst at Barnsley and Scunthorpe before moving to Manchester City in 2011, progressing to become their Head of Performance Analysis. Then moved onto Derby County and Swansea City and Nottingham Forest with Cooper. Over the years he has become a pioneer of the coach-analyst role and has continued that at Leicester with Cooper.

PERFORMANCE

HEAD OF FITNESS & CONDITIONING

Matt Reeves

Nationality: English

A graduate of nearby Loughborough University. Started as an intern at Leicester in 2008. Left for Hull, before returning, with Balsom, in 2011. Also works with England U19s and U20s.

SPORT SCIENTIST

Tom Joel

Nationality: English

Another Loughborough graduate, who worked at Leicester as intern in 2011/12. Joined full-time in 2013 and promoted to first team in 2014/15.

ASSISTANT SPORT SCIENTIST

Matt Horton

Nationality: English

Appointed in July 2019, having completed his degree at Loughborough University. Replaced Jack Milligan, who went to work for the South Sydney Rabbitohs.

STRENGTH & POWER COACH

Peter Habershon

Nationality: English

Joined in August 2019 after two years with the English Institute of Sport.

STRENGTH & POWER COACH

Mitch Willis

Nationality: English

Joined from Leicester Tigers rugby club in 2012/13. A graduate of Liverpool John Moores University.

CONSULTANT NUTRITIONIST

Chris Edwards

Nationality: English

Also consults for Bristol City, Wasps rugby and the Welsh Rugby Union Academy. Employed by Pro Athlete Supplementation.

PhD SPORT SCIENCE & MEDICAL DATA ANALYST

Michael Davies

Nationality: English

Joined in September 2021, having previously done an internship with the club. Derives insights from performance data.

MEDICAL

HEAD OF MEDICINE AND SPORTS DOCTOR

Simon Morris

Nationality: English

Was Head of Medical Services at Burnley for 12 years to December 2022. Joined the Foxes in June 2023. Oversees the medical department, including the physios, as well as being the club doctor.

PART-TIME CLUB DOCTOR

Dr Ian Patchett

Nationality: English

Started providing match cover in 1992, before becoming medical officer in 2000. Also a part-time GP in Leicester.

PHYSIO

Gary Silk

Nationality: English

Initially joined as first-team lead masseur in 2013. Switched to become physio after gaining a BSc from the University of Salford. Specialises in performance.

MASSEUR

Reuben Walker

Nationality: English

Did work experience with the U23s in 2015/16. Appointed to first-team duties in 2017.

SENIOR PHYSIO

Phil Pomeroy

Nationality: English

Previously worked under Morris at Burnley. Worked for the Clarets for almost 14 years, becoming their Head Physio in June 2022.

PHYSIO

Niall Stevens

Nationality: English

Joined in July 2024. Previously worked for Nottingham Forest for three years as

ANALYSIS

LEAD PERFORMANCE ANALYST

Andy Blake

Nationality: English

With Leicester since 2008. Previously worked for Hawk-Eye.

PERFORMANCE ANALYST

Peter Clark

Nationality: English

Second stint with the Foxes. Worked for them from December 2011 to May 2019 before leaving to become Analysis Process Lead for the Football Association for two-and-a-half years. Returned to the King Power as First Team Performance Analyst in November 2021.

SET PIECE ANALYST

Matthew Edge

Nationality: English

Spent six years at Aston Villa, latterly as Head of Performance Analysis. Joined Leicester in August 2016. Focused on set pieces from 2023/24 season.

DATA SCIENCE

RECRUITMENT DATA SCIENTIST

Peter Thompson

Nationality: English

Joined from Southampton, where he was Player Insights Data Scientist, in March 2024.

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