Adam Firman

Senior Academy & U21s Performance Analyst

Department: Analysis
Age Groups: U18
Date Joined: 01/01/2020

Professional qualifications

  • MSc Sport & Exercise Psychology: Loughborough University, SEP 2013 – Distinction
  • BSc (Hons) Sport Management: Loughborough University, JUL 2011 – 2:1
  • UEFA B Certificate: SEP 2016
  • FA Youth Award Assessment: APR 2017
  • FA Developing Forwards: MAR 2015
  • FA Developing Midfielders: APR 2015
  • Prozone Level 3 in Football Video, Recruitment and Data Analysis: APR 2015
Which Wolves Value best suits you and your role?

Bright because I find new ways of working, constant improvements, and methods of solving problems. I’m intelligent and use this to maintain high quality, exceptional detail and stay one step ahead.

Weekly tasks overview

Lead the Academy Performance Analysis Department
Film, edit and upload U21s training
Film, edit, code and upload U21s matches
Conduct pre-match analysis of upcoming opposition
Conduct post-match analysis of individual and team performances
Produce technical data and visualisations for our players
Maintain analytical documentation on our weekly workflows
Maintain player ILP targets and playlists

What do you most enjoy about working for the academy?

The responsibility to lead the Academy department, to guide others to improve and to push the department forward to expand and constantly progress.

Future career and academic aspirations

In the short-term I would like to gain more responsibility in my current role and to expand the department so as to allow me to dedicate more time to improving the department and the academy.

I wish to continue to develop as a coach.

In the long-term I would like to work as a full-time coach at as higher level as possible. Alternatively, I would be interested in moving up the management ladder.