Uniquely positioned with over 30 years’ experience and expertise in the game from player, coach, and player development to now being a successful and pioneering Sporting Director.
Mainstay of the iconic ‘Class of 92’ as an elite, International, Premier League & Champions League player alongside David Beckham, Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt, and Gary Neville.
Playing career as an International, Premier League & Champions League player curtailed by injury at the age of 26 years old. Pivoted career ambitions to focus on player development and club management.
Continual self-development and improvement; qualifications gained and successful career as Coach and Club Manager before joining the Premier League to create and introduce the revolutionary Elite Player Performance Plan.
A conscious, calm, and inspiring leader who captained the England U18 team on European stage. Hugely respected and recognized as having an impressive reputation for value led leadership based on common pillars which drive performance and culture in all environments.
Committed to creating an environment of Diversity & Inclusion and creating opportunities for all Players and potential Players.
Currently Sporting Director at Salford City where over the last five years managed the professionalism and transformation of the Club (Women’s, Academy, B Team and Men’s / 1st Team) and improved performance to engineer two promotions and two Wembley wins.
In addition, contributing University Guest Lecturer and Keynote Speaker.