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Guy Parkin
Head Coach

After 12 years working within professional football as a coach and sports science practitioner

Guy had the vision to set up Pro Football Support with a view to make a real difference to the delivery of athletic development for young elite players.

With the qualifications, knowledge and experience of Guy, Ric and Matt we believe that combining research with practical application will enable us to move forward the elite young player development from an athletic perspective.

Dr Ric Lovell

Dr Ric Lovell is an applied exercise physiologist with interests in sport and performance research, and its integration into elite athletic performance
Matt Portas

Matt is a professional member of the British Association of Sport & Exercise Science and the UK Strength & Conditioning Association.

He has extensive experience supporting elite athletic populations where for over 15 years he has provided coaching and scientific support to a broad range of sports, particularly gymnastics and football.
Dave Phelps
Assistant Coach

Dave has now settled into becoming a vital member of the PFS team, developing a good knowledge and understanding of young player athletic development.
James Roberts
Assistant Coach

James’s sports science background, and willingness to learn has quickly seen him establish himself as a vital member of the PFS team.
Michael Bratt

Michael has undertaken a gap year in his Sport & Exercise studies at Leeds University to undertake a year long work placement with PFS
Niall McGlone
Marketing Intern

Niall has recently graduated from the University of Hull with a degree in multi platform journalism and is now undertaking a year long marketing placement with PFS
Joe Flagg
Work Placement

Joe is currently in his 3rd year at Leeds Uni doing a degree in Sport & Exercise Science and works with PFS 1 day per week when his uni commitments allow
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