Liverpool staff profiles

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

MANAGER/ SPORTING DIRECTOR

MANAGER

Jurgen Klopp

Nationality: German

Won two Bundesliga titles and the German Cup during his seven years at Borussia Dortmund - as well as reaching the Champions League final. Was fourth in first full season at Anfield.

SPORTING DIRECTOR

Michael Edwards

Nationality: English

Appointed to newly-created role in November 2016. Previously Head of Performance and Analysis. Semi-pro footballer who went on to work as an analyst at Portsmouth and Spurs.

COACHING

ASSISTANT MANAGER

Peter Krawietz

Nationality: German

While Buvac is Klopp's brain, Krawietz is his eyes. Didn't play professionally, but became Klopp's chief scout at Mainz. They have been together ever since. Likely to be even more important in the absence of Buvac.

ASSISTANT MANAGER

Pepijn Ljinders

Nationality: Dutch

Left his role as Liverpool Development Coach to become boss of NEC Nijmegen in Holland in January. Brought back to Anfield at the start of June 2018. Very highly rated by Klopp.

GOALKEEPING COACH

John Achterberg

Nationality: Dutch

Spent 10 years at Tranmere as a player then coach. Moved to Anfield in 2011.

GOALKEEPING COACH

Jack Robinson

Nationality: English

Joined from the Football Association, where he was national GK coach for the U15 to U17 age group. Prior to that worked at Manchester United, primarily with the Academy but also the first team.

THROW-IN COACH

Thomas Grønnemark

Nationality: Danish

Started working with Liverpool in pre-season 2018/19. Had previously made his name with FC Midtjylland and AC Horsens in his native Denmark.

SCIENCE & MEDICAL

HEAD OF MEDICAL SERVICES

Andrew Massey

Nationality: Irish

Played in the Irish Premier League before qualifying as a doctor. Worked as Northern Ireland doctor and ringside in boxing. Appointed to Academy in 2013 and first team in July 2015.

MEDICAL REHAB & PERFORMANCE MANAGER

Philipp Jacobsen

Nationality: German

Worked in football for Panathinaikos and Portsmouth, before joining the Aspetar hospital in Qatar in 2007, where he went on to head a specialist team treating elite foreign athletes. Appointed to this new position at the start of June 2018.

HEAD OF FITNESS & CONDITIONING

Andreas Kornmayer

Nationality: German

Fitness coach at Bayern Munich for 15 years before joining Liverpool in July 2016. Described as "absolute mastermind" by Klopp.

SPORTS SCIENTIST

Conall Murtagh

Nationality: Northern Ireland

Represented Northern Ireland U21s as a player. Joined Academy July 2012 before being promoted to first team in July this year.

STRENGTH & CONDITIONING

David Rydings

Nationality: English

Joined in 2011 as part of the club's link with Liverpool John Moores University. Role is predominantly gym based.

HEAD OF NUTRITION

Mona Nemmer

Nationality: German

Worked for German U21s before being hired by Pep Guardiola at Bayern. Spent three years there before joining Liverpool in July 2016.

HEAD PHYSIO

Matt Konopinski

Nationality: English

Joined from Barnsley in 2008, first with the U21s, then the first team four years later.

PHYSIO

Scott McAuley

Nationality: English

Joined club in December 2014. Combines role with that of soft tissue therapist.

PHYSIO

Christopher Rohrbeck

Nationality: German

Newest member of the backroom staff, having joined in summer of 2017 from Mainz, Jurgen Klopp's former club.

PHYSIO

Richie Partridge

Nationality: Irish

Played for club for eight years & represented the Republic of Ireland U21s. Worked with 1st team since last summer.

PHYSIO

Joe Lewis

Nationality: English

Initially joined as a sports therapist with the Academy in 2009. Progressed to the first team last year.

MASSEUR

Paul Small

Nationality: English

One of the longest-serving members of Liverpool's backroom staff. Part of the match-day team and provides soft tissue therapy before and after training.

ANALYSIS

OPPOSITION SCOUT

Greg Mathieson

Nationality: Scottish

Worked under Sam Allardyce at Bolton and West Ham. Joined Liverpool in 2015.

OPPOSITION ANALYST

James French

Nationality: English

Formerly at Swansea City and Football Association of Wales. Moved to Liverpool in 2012.

POST-MATCH ANALYST

Mark Leyland

Nationality: English

Was at Burnley under Eddie Howe and Sean Dyche. Joined boyhood club Liverpool in 2013.

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