Watford staff profiles
Pen pics of Watford's coaching, science, medicine and analytics staff. To see staff profiles for other clubs, click here.
MANAGER/ TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
Took over from Marco Silva in January 2018. Has managed in Spain, Greece and Russia.
Watched the Hornets for the Pozzo family prior to their takeover in 2012. Promoted from chief scout to current role in 2016.
Spent three years at Barcelona as part of Luis Enrique’s coaching set-up. Worked under Gracia at Cádiz.
Arrived from Mallorca, where he was senior scout. Played for the likes of Walsall & Sheffield Wednesday before becoming International Scouting & Recruitment Manager at Brighton.
Worked alongside Gracia at Cádiz, Villarreal B, Malaga and, most recently, Rubin Kazan.
Was GK coach under Gracia at Cádiz, Villarreal B, Olympiakos Volou, Kerkyra, Almeria, Osasuna, Malaga & Rubin Kazan.
SCIENCE & MEDICAL
Brought in in January 2018 because of the club's "frustrating injury record". Runs a private practice in Seville, where he treats many athletes.
HEAD OF MEDICAL
Dr Ian Hamilton
Promoted to this new role in 2016.
HEAD OF PERFORMANCE THERAPY
Joined in July 2017. Previously performance therapist & physio for Ajax in his native Holland.
Arrived as an intern in July 2013. Made full-time in April 2015.
Recruited from Leyton Orient, where he was Head Physio, in March 2017.
Also works for Aston Villa and Norwich and has clients in F1, boxing and UFC.
With the Hornets since September 2012. Previously worked for England lacrosse.
Joined as an intern in July 2014. Full-time since August 2016.