Colchester United FC Staff Profiles

Sun 08 Jul 2012
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FIRST TEAM COACHING STAFF
U's manager Tony Humes

Tony Humes
First Team Manager

Tony has been a key part of the club's recent successes of youth team players progressing into the senior side, and now will work towards continuing the club's playing and development philosophy.

He worked former boss Joe Dunne on bringing through the players into first team football and now will look to continue the progress made at the club in recent years.

Senior Professional Coach Richard Hall

Richard Hall
Assistant Manager

A former central defender for Southampton and West Ham, Richard has brought his playing experience into the U's coaching ranks.

Having been in charge of helping young players bridge the gap between the youth team and first team, he is now working with the senior side alongside Tony Humes.

U's first team physio Tony Flynn

Tony Flynn
First Team Physio

An experienced physio who was previously with MK Dons, Tony has been with the club since 2006, having originally been brought to the club by former manager Geraint Williams.

Tony is in charge of all first team players and their rehabilitation from injury and oversees youth team physio Joe Badham as the duo ensure the U's players return to action as quickly as possible.

U's Sports Scientist Dave Carolan

Dave Carolan
Sports Scientist

Dave was previously with Norwich City but is now very much a key part of the Colchester United coaching staff.

Dave's work ensures that the players are fit and ready for action for first team matchdays and that their fitness base is kept at a high level throughout the season.

Goalkeeping Coach Ademola Bankole

Ademola Bankole
Goalkeeping Coach

Ademola has been with the U's since 2005, having been brought to the club by former boss Phil Parkinson.

He is in charge of the development of the U's goalkeepers, including those currently at the club in the youth team.

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