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

Enzo Maresca

Nationality: Italian

Joined West Brom as an 18-year-old and went on to play for giants Juventus and Fiorentina in his homeland. Was Manchester City Under-23 boss before taking charge of Parma for a brief and ill-fated spell. Returned to City to become Pep Guardiola's assistant and played an important role behind the scenes as they won the Treble in 2022/23. Took charge of Leicester in June 2023.

ASSISTANT

Willy Caballero

Nationality: Argentine

Won Champions League, Europa League & FA Cup with Chelsea and League Cup with Manchester City. Wasa team-mate of Maresca's at Malaga in Spain. Played for Southampton for 18 months before joining Leicester in July 2023.

FIRST-TEAM COACH

Danny Walker

Nationality: English

Previously Maresca's assistant with Manchester City's U23s. Was Peterborough United's Senior Professional Development Phase Lead Coach in 2022/23.

GOALKEEPER COACH

Michele De Bernardin

Nationality: Italian

Coached with Academy and first team during four years at Parma, which is where he worked with Maresca. Was Goalkeeper Coach and First Team Coach with Sampdoria last season.

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.

FITNESS COACH

Marcos Alvarez

Nationality: Spanish

Worked with Maresca at Parma. Has also worked at Tottenham under Juande Ramos, as well as at Sevilla, CSKA Moscow, Real Betis and, most recently, SPAL in Italy's Serie B.

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.

ATHLETIC DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Kevin Paxton

Nationality: English

With Foxes for more than a decade. Joined as Head of Academy Sport Science and moved to first team in August 2021.

CONSULTANT NUTRITIONIST

Chris Edwards

Nationality: English

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

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.

PHYSIO

Jonny King

Nationality: English

Joined from Bournemouth at the end of 2020/21. Had two spells with the Cherries - one as Head of Academy Sport Science and Medicine and another as first-team physio - covering a total of seven years. Specialises in rehab.

MASSEUR

Reuben Walker

Nationality: English

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

ANALYSIS

ANALYST

Javier Molina Caballero

Nationality: Spanish

Brought to the club by Maresca, with whom he worked at Parma. Has also worked at a number of Spanish clubs, including Atletico Madrid.

LEAD PERFORMANCE ANALYST

Andy Blake

Nationality: English

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

TRAINING & PERFORMANCE ANALYST

Matthew Edge

Nationality: English

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

POST-MATCH ANALYST

Jack Lyons

Nationality: Scottish

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

DATA

LEAD DATA SCIENTIST

Edd Webster

Nationality: English

Joined in April 2023, effectively replacing Mladen Sormaz, who had left to join 777 Partners a year earlier. Has a very interesting CV, having worked for a travel company in Peru; in football for Manchester City and West Ham; and also for LEGO Group. Did this interview with TGG in 2022 and also delivered an SQL Masterclass.

DATA ANALYST

Andrew Peters

Nationality: English

Joined in February 2021 and specialises in data manipulation, visualisation and machine learning to derive insights from football and biological datasets.

PERFORMANCE DATA ANALYST

Michael Davies

Nationality: English

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

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