Final year Sport & Exercise Psychology student and UEFA B candidate Joel is back at the club in a coaching capacity whilst he recovers from an ACL injury suffered last season. In his previous two seasons with the club he made over 100 appearances across Step 5 and BUCS.
Also joining as assistant coaches are Callum Crockard and Ben Day. Both coaches join from Loughborough Students Women’s FC after successful seasons in their first year with the club.
Crockard joins after previously holding the head coach role with LSWFC second team. Also studying Sport and Exercise Psychology, Callum has previously coached at Step 3 side Wimborne Town FC within the youth section as well as being in and around the first team. In addition to club coaching Callum also runs his own one-to-one coaching company.
Ben Day joins from LSWFC third team, as head coach he led them to BUCS Conference Cup victory in the 19/20 season beating LSWFC 2’s in the final held at Loughborough University Stadium. Before joining Loughborough University last year Ben coached within grassroots football in Wakefield.
Moving into his second year of studying Sport Management Ben will also continue to work as Head of Academy Analysis at Burton Albion.