Newcastle United staff profiles

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

MANAGER & COACHES

ASSISTANT

Graeme Jones

Nationality: English

The Gateshead-born coach is a lifelong Newcastle fan and joined the club in January 2021 from Bournemouth, where he had been first-team coach for five months. Worked with former team-mate Roberto Martinez at Swansea, Wigan, Everton and Belgium, before a brief spell as a manager in his own right, at Luton Town.

ASSISTANT

STEVE AGNEW

Nationality: English

Highly-experienced coach, who briefly served as caretaker manager of Middlesbrough. First worked with Bruce at Aston Villa and followed him to Sheffield Wednesday and now Newcastle.

ASSISTANT

STEPHEN CLEMENCE

Nationality: English

Son of legendary England goalkeeper Ray, and played almost 250 games in the Premier League. Played under Bruce at Birmingham and then joined him as a coach at Sunderland, Hull, Aston Villa, Sheffield Wednesday and now Newcastle.

INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT COACH

Ben Dawson

Nationality: English

Took on his current role in 2020/21 and focuses on players transitioning from Academy to first team. Has been with Newcastle since 2014, moving from U21s coach to Head of Coaching.

GOALKEEPER COACH

SIMON SMITH

Nationality: English

Was a youth player for Newcastle before becoming a coach for them, first in the Academy and then with the first team. Left for 11 years to work for teams including the Canadian Soccer Association and LA Galaxy, before returning in 2015.

MEDICAL & SCIENCE

HEAD OF MEDICAL

DR PAUL CATTERSON

Nationality: English

Heads up the medical department, which includes sport scientists, masseurs and physios. Has worked for Newcastle since 2009.

HEAD OF SPORT SCIENCE

CALLUM WALSH

Nationality: English

Worked for Wigan, Cardiff, Liverpool and the Aspire Academy in Qata before joining Huddersfield in October 2018. Went on to become their Head of Performance, before replacing the long-serving Jamie Harley at Newcastle in July 2021.

STRENGTH & CONDITIONING

Nick Grantham

Nationality: English

Appointed shortly after Steve Bruce became manager in summer of 2019. Highly experienced, having worked for West Brom, Nottingham Forest and the Football Association.

HEAD PHYSIO

DEREK WRIGHT

Nationality: English

A Newcastle United institution, having worked for the club for more than 30 years.

SENIOR PHYSIO

Nationality: English

Returned to the club in September 2021, having been Academy physio there from 2001 to 2005. Also works as senior physio for the Wales national team.

SPORT SCIENTIST

James Allan

Nationality: English

Promoted from assistant to first team sports scientist in October 2020.

SPORT SCIENTIST & DATA ANALYST

John Fitzpatrick

Nationality: English

Promoted from Lead Academy Sport Scientist in June 2021. Joined the club in February 2013 as an intern.

PHYSIO

DANIEL MARTI

Nationality: Spanish

Ran his own clinic, as well as consulting with West Ham and Tottenham, before joining the Magpies in 2016.

ANALYSIS

FIRST TEAM ANALYST

Billy Coulston

Nationality: English

Started with the club as a community coach before moving into analysis shortly afterwards. In current role since 2017.

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