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

MANAGER

STEVE BRUCE

Nationality: English

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.

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.

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

DR JAMIE HARLEY

Nationality: English

Joined Newcastle in July 2010 and was promoted to Head of Sport Science in 2017.

HEAD PHYSIO

DEREK WRIGHT

Nationality: English

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

SPORT SCIENTISTS

JOHN FITZPATRICK

Nationality: English

Joined as an intern in February 2013, before joining the staff a year later.

SPORT SCIENCE ASSISTANT

JAKE KEMP

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Nationality: English

Awarded a PhD by Northumbria University. Joined the Magpies from Exeter City in 2015.

SENIOR FITNESS COACH

SIMON TWEDDLE

Nationality: English

Another graduate of Northumbria University. Joined the Academy in 2006 and was promoted to first team in 2009.

REHAB FITNESS COACH

CRISTIAN FERNANDEZ

Nationality: Spanish

Worked for Northampton Town and Hull City before joining Newcastle in 2016. Oversees the rehab of injured players.

PHYSIO

DANIEL MARTI

Nationality: Spanish

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

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