Training at the Academy of Light

Backroom staff

Find out who's who on the football management team.


 Football Management

Head Coach Gus Poyet
Sporting Director 
Lee Congerton
Assistant Head Coach 
Mauricio Taricco
First Team Coach
Charlie Oatway
Goalkeeping Coach 
Andy Beasley
Fitness Coach
Antonio Pintus 
Head of Scouting Steven Houston
Academy Manager
Ged McNamee
Senior Professional Development Coach
Kevin Ball
Head of Coaching 
Elliott Dickman
Head of Medical Department Dr Ish Rehman
Senior Physiotherapist Peter Brand
Kit Manager John Cooke