Newcastle United staff profiles
Written by Simon Austin — December 2, 2017
MANAGER & COACHES
Boyhood Newcastle fan who took over in acrimonious circumstances in July 2019, with Sheffield Wednesday reporting the Magpies to the Premier League for their pursuit of the manager. Now in charge of his 10th club, though yet to match his pedigree as a player, which saw him win 12 trophies for Manchester United.
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.
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.
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.
FIRST TEAM COACH
Club's longest-serving player worked as Lead Academy Goalkeeping Coach before leaving in May to work full-time for Northern Ireland. Returned in November as first-team coach, with the remit of helping players make the transition from Academy to first team.
MEDICAL & SCIENCE
HEAD OF MEDICAL
DR PAUL CATTERSON
Heads up the medical department, which includes sport scientists, masseurs and physios. Has worked for Newcastle since 2009.
HEAD OF SPORT SCIENCE
DR JAMIE HARLEY
Joined Newcastle in July 2010 and was promoted to Head of Sport Science in 2017.
STRENGTH & CONDITIONING
Appointed shortly after Steve Bruce became manager in summer of 2019. Highly experienced, having worked for West Brom, Nottingham Forest and the Football Association.
A Newcastle United institution, having worked for the club for more than 30 years.
Joined as an intern in February 2013, before joining the staff a year later.
SPORT SCIENCE ASSISTANT
Awarded a PhD by Northumbria University. Joined the Magpies from Exeter City in 2015.
SENIOR FITNESS COACH
Another graduate of Northumbria University. Joined the Academy in 2006 and was promoted to first team in 2009.
REHAB FITNESS COACH
Worked for Northampton Town and Hull City before joining Newcastle in 2016. Oversees the rehab of injured players.
Ran his own clinic, as well as consulting with West Ham and Tottenham, before joining the Magpies in 2016.