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Chelsea Coaches 2023: Everything About Coach Of Chelsea

Chelsea coaches: Who are the current Chelsea Academy coaches, Chelsea fitness coach, and Chelsea backroom staff? Keep reading to discover everything about the coach list of the English club!

Who is Chelsea FC Head Coach 2023?

Frank Lampard

frank lampard returns as chelsea manager

  • Full name: Frank Lampard
  • Nationality: English
  • Birth of date: 1978

After sacking Frank Lampard more than two years ago, Chelsea unexpectedly reached an agreement to let their legend return to lead the team until the end of the season after deciding to part with Graham Potter.

Frank Lampard will return to work for Chelsea for the remainder of the 2022/23 season as the interim Chelsea FC Manager. Supporting the former British player are assistants Ashley Cole, Joe Edwards, Chris Jones.

Chelsea Coach List 2023

Here is the list of Chelsea coaches in 2023:

Frank LampardEnglandHead coach
Billy ReidScotlandAssistant coach
Bjorn HambergSwedenAssistant coach
Bruno Saltor GrauSpainAssistant coach
Anthony BarryEnglandAssistant coach
Henrique HilárioPortugalGoalkeeper coach
Ben RobertsEnglandAssistant goalkeeper coach
Kyle MacaulayScotlandRecruitment analyst

Chelsea Coach List 2022

Anthony BarryEnglishAssistant coach
Benjamin WeberGermanAssistant coach/Analyst
Henrique HilárioPortugueseGoalkeeper coach
James RussellEnglish, IrishAssistant goalkeeper coach
Matt BirnieEnglishFitness coach
Will TullettEnglishFitness coach

Chelsea Assistant Coach 

Anthony Barry

Anthony Barry

  • Full name: Anthony Jon Barry
  • Nationality: English
  • Age: 36

Before the 2020/21 campaign, Chelsea hired former Wigan Athletic head coach Anthony Barry to their backroom staff.

In the Football League, Barry had a long and successful playing career as a dedicated midfielder. 

Barry started concentrating on coaching while he was at Accrington Stanley after an injury cut short his professional career in his mid-20s. He quickly made an impact on the field and advanced quickly through the levels.

Barry also served as a part-time international soccer coach while he is still at the Blues, first for the coaching team of the Republic of Ireland and then Belgium.

Benjamin Weber

Benjamin Weber - Chelsea Assistant Coach 

  • Full name: Benjamin Weber
  • Nationality: German
  • Age: 39

When Thomas Tuchel was appointed manager of Mainz in 2009, Benjamin Weber was already a loyal member of Tuchel’s backroom staff. Weber was a video analyst for Mainz.

He later collaborated with him as a coach’s assistant and analyst at Borussia Dortmund and Paris Saint-Germain before they moved to the Blues in January 2021.

Chelsea Goalkeeper Coach

Henrique Hilário

Chelsea Goalkeeper Coach

  • Full name: Henrique Hilário Meireles Alves Sampaio
  • Nationality: Portuguese
  • Age: 47

Former Chelsea goalkeeper Henrique Hilario entered the coaching staff after his playing days were over.

Between 2006 and 2014, the Portuguese played 39 times for the organization. Before that, he enjoyed Champions League football with Porto and several other top-tier Portuguese clubs, collecting one cap for his country.

He assumes the lead in first-team goalie coaching at Stamford Bridge after serving as goalkeeper coach under several different managers.

James Russell (Assistant)

James Russell

  • Full name: James Russell
  • Nationality: English, Irish
  • Age: 35

James Russell, one of the former Chelsea football players, started as a goalie at the team when he was just 14 years old. He worked his way up till he was 20.

When the 2019–20 season began, he moved up to help Henrique Hilario with first-team coaching responsibilities. The player began his coaching career here in 2009 and has since served with our Academy goalkeepers.

Chelsea Fitness Coach

Matt Birnie 

  • Full name: Matt Birnie
  • Nationality: English
  • Age: 35

Previously, Matt Birnie served as the Academy’s head of fitness training and development team conditioning coach. In this capacity, he was in charge of both individual and team on-field preparation as well as gym-based training.

He has been employed by the Blues since 2005 and began working with the men’s first squad at the beginning of the 2019–20 campaign.

Will Tullett

Will Tullett

  • Full name: Will Tullett
  • Nationality: English
  • Age: 42

Will Tullett started working for the Blues in 2003, first in the medical division of the Academy. Then, he spent three years functioning at the Glenn Hoddle Academy in Spain.

When he came back in 2011, he served as a movement expert for the Academy and the men’s first-team sports science squads. At the start of the 2019–20 season, he began serving as a fitness coach for the senior setup.

Chelsea Academy Coaches 2023

Here is a table listing all Chelsea FC Academy Staff. Read on!

NameAge NationalityPosition
France Claude Makélélé49FrenchTechnical mentor
Neil Bath57EnglishHead of youth development
Mark Robinson57EnglishDevelopment squad head coach
Jon Harley43EnglishDevelopment squad assistant
Jack Mesure35EnglishDevelopment squad assistant
Ed Brand35EnglishUnder-18’s head coach
Andy Ross40ScottishUnder-18’s assistant
Jimmy Smith35EnglishUnder-18’s assistant


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