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 & COACHING STAFF

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.

MANAGER

Brendan Rodgers

Nationality: Northern Ireland

After spells at Watford and Reading, Rodgers marked himself out as a serious managerial talent at Swansea, where he secured promotion to the Premier League and finished 11th in their first season there. Three full seasons followed at Liverpool, including a famous second-placed finish to Manchester City in 2013/14. At Celtic, Rodgers secured a historic 'double Double' in his two full seasons in charge.

ASSISTANT

Chris Davies

Nationality: Welsh

Rodgers' youth team captain at Reading. Linked up with him again at Swansea City, as a performance analyst. Then became assistant first team coach at Liverpool and assistant manager at Celtic.

FIRST-TEAM COACH

Adam Sadler

Nationality: English

The tactical analyst was promoted to first-team coach by Leicester at the end of June 2018. Holds the Uefa Pro Licence and has previously worked at Norwich, Manchester City and Ukrainian side Tavriya Simferopol. Took temporary charge of the Foxes along with Stowell in February 2019.

FIRST TEAM & GK COACH

Mike Stowell

Nationality: English

Goalkeeper coach at the club for 13 years and has now had five brief spells as caretaker manager. Added title of first-team coach under Nigel Pearson.

FIRST TEAM COACH

Kolo Toure

Nationality: Ivory Coast

A famous player who was part of the Arsenal Invincibles side and played under Rodgers at Liverpool and Celtic. He was appointed to the coaching staff at Celtic Park in September 2017 before moving with Rodgers to Leicester.

MEDICAL & SCIENCE

FITNESS COACH

Glen Driscoll

Nationality: English

One of the most experienced figures in football performance. Worked with Rodgers at Reading, before eight years on the first team staff at Chelsea. Reunited with Rodgers at Liverpool, where he became Head of Science, and then joined Celtic as Head of Performance.

HEAD OF PERFORMANCE INNOVATION

Paul Balsom

Nationality: English

Also Performance Manager with the Swedish national team. Is in his second spell with Leicester, having returned to the club from Hull City in November 2011.

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.

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.

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

Jack Milligan

Nationality: English

Joined as an intern, took on a part-time role in 2015/16 and then promoted to a full-time job in 2016/17. Also an S&C coach with England futsal.

STRENGTH & POWER COACH

Mitch Willis

Nationality: English

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

HEAD PHYSIO

Dave Rennie

Nationality: English

Joined the club in 1999, before coming Head Physio in 2000. Currently studying for a PhD.

PHYSIO

Simon Murphy

Nationality: English

Appointed in March 2014, having previously been Head Physio at Mansfield Town.

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.

CONSULTANT NUTRITIONIST

Chris Edwards

Nationality: English

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

MASSEUR

Reuben Walker

Nationality: English

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

ANALYSIS

HEAD OF FOOTBALL ANALYTICS

Mladen Sormaz

Nationality: English

First person to hold this new role. Previously worked full-time for statistical analysis website Football Whispers and did one and a half days a week as first team data analyst at Huddersfield Town. Has a PhD in Modelling Neural Brain Responses and Pattern Recognition.

SENIOR PERFORMANCE ANALYST

Andy Blake

Nationality: English

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

PERFORMANCE ANALYST

Peter Clark

Nationality: English

Was an intern at the club and now in his fourth full season as a permanent member of staff.

TRAINING & PERFORMANCE ANALYST

Matthew Edge

Nationality: English

Spent six years at Aston Villa, latterly as Head of Performance Analysis. Joined Leicester in August 2016.

ANALYST

Jack Lyons

Nationality: Scottish

Worked under Rodgers at Celtic as opposition scout. Joined the Foxes in the summer of 2019.

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