West Brom staff profiles

PROFILES of West Brom's coaching, performance, medical and analysis staff. To see staff profiles for other clubs, click here.

COACHING

HEAD COACH

Carlos Corberan

Nationality: Spanish

Was first-team coach and U23s boss during Marcelo Bielsa's time at Leeds United. Left in July 2020 to become Head Coach at nearby Huddersfield Town and led them to the Championship play-off final in his second season. Made a surprise exit at the end of that campaign for Olympiacos, but his time with the Greek giants was short-lived, lasting just 11 games. Returned to England with West Brom in October 2022.

ASSISTANT

Jorge Alarcon

Nationality: Spanish

Corberan's long-time lieutenant. Also worked alongside him at Ermis Aradippou in Cyprus, Al-Nassr in Saudi Arabia, Huddersfield Town and Olympiacos.


ASSISTANT

Jaime Monroy

Nationality: Portuguese

Worked with Corberan with Leeds United's U23s, before becoming a first-team manager with Xanthi in Greece. Returned to Corberan's side at Olympiacos and now joins him at West Brom.

FIRST-TEAM COACH

James Morrison

Nationality: Scottish

Made 341 appearances for the Baggies since retiring in October 2019. Since then had been assisting Deon Burton with the U23s. Promoted to the first team by Sam Allardyce in December 2020.

GOALKEEPER COACH

Gary Walsh

Nationality: English

Played 50 games for Manchester United during a career that took in almost 250 games. Also hugely experienced as a coach, having worked with Wigan, Derby, Hartlepool, Hull and Aston Villa. Joined West Brom when Darren Moore was manager, in January 2019.

PERFORMANCE

DIRECTOR OF MEDICAL SERVICES

Tony Strudwick

Nationality: English

Massively experienced practitioner who has worked for England, Manchester United, Blackburn Rovers, Sheffield Wednesday, West Ham and Coventry City. Was with United for 11 years, with six of them as Head of Performance for Sir Alex Ferguson. Is also Head of Performance for the Wales national team.

HEAD OF SPORT SCIENCE

Jonny Northeast

Nationality: English

Arrived with Ismael in July 2021, having worked with him at Barnsley the previous season. Highly experienced, having been Head of Sport Science and Fitness at Swansea for three years before moving to DC United in the United States as their Performance Director.

SPORTS SCIENTIST

Kirsty Frick

Nationality: Australian

Has worked with the Baggies since July 2018, having previously been with Ohio State University and Dartmouth College in the United States.

FITNESS COACH

Matthew Bickley

Nationality: English

Familiar figure at the club, having been with them since 2015. Prior to that he spent a year with near neighbours Birmingham. Has a PhD from Liverpool John Moores University.

MEDICAL

DOCTOR

Julian Widdowson

Nationality: English

Senior lecturer at Bath University who also works as a consultant for the Royal Ballet School.

PERFORMANCE PHYSIO

Richie Rawlins

Nationality: English

Has been with the club for more than a decade and personally praised by Chris Brunt when he left in the summer of 2020.

ASSISTANT PHYSIO

Amr Bayoumi

Nationality: English

Formerly with Swansea City.

REHAB & MOVEMENT PHYSIO

Fraser McKinney

Nationality:

Specialist in foot and ankle rehab. With the Baggies since 2015.

DATA & ANALYSIS

PERFORMANCE ANALYST

Jack Riley

Nationality: English

Worked for Barnsley for five years before moving, with Ismael, to West Brom in July 2021.

OPPOSITION ANALYST

Adam Johnson

Nationality: English

Produces an opposition and post-match report for every fixture. Was Lead Academy Analyst before being promoted to current role.

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