Jonathan fenner

U21s Lead strength and conditioning coach

Department: Sports Science
Age Groups: U13, U14
Date Joined: 01/01/2020

Professional qualifications

  • PhD Physiology 2015 – highest level degree
  • Msc sport science 2011 – postgraduate degree
  • Bsc sport science 2009 – undergraduate degree
  • UKSCA accredited 2012 – strength and conditioning qualification
  • BASES Accredited 2015 – sport science accreditation that is mandatory to work in academy football
  • ITMIF 2019 – first aid qualification
  • ISAK 2013 – anthropomtry qualification to assess body composition
Previous positions held

Sport science intern
Lead academy sport scientist
U18s sport scientist

Which Wolves Value best suits you and your role?

Progressive – im ambitious in my career aspirations, im innovative with my practices, always trying to push the boundaries, and im always challenging myself and colleagues to improve the service we provide to the players

Weekly tasks overview

S&C support for the u21s squad including on field conditioning and training sessions, in gym team and individual sessions and match day support and recovery for the u21 squad. Other tasks including data analysis, record and presentation delivery and managing colleagues with gym based sessions

What do you most enjoy about working for the academy?

Working with the players on a daily basis to improve their physical development

Future career and academic aspirations

Continue my research projects and get more studies published. Career ambitions include becoming head of department and working at 1st team level