Jonathan Hunter-Barrett

Academy Manager - Football

Department: Academy Manager
Age Groups: U15, U16, U14, U18, U23
Date Joined: 01/01/2020

Professional qualifications

  • Masters Degree in Sporting Directorship 2021
  • UEFA A Licence Holder 2018
  • BSc Hons in Sports Coaching 2012
  • Advanced Youth Award Holder 2016
Previous positions held

Part-Time Development Centre Coach
Part-Time Pre Academy and Foundation Phase Coach
Full-Time Academy Administrator and U9’s Lead Coach
Lead Foundation Phase Coach
Head of Coach Development U9-12
Head of Coaching
Head of Coaching / Football Operations

Which Wolves Value best suits you and your role?

Progressive – I enjoy checking and challenging the culture and people within the environment so that we all keep moving forwards.

Professional playing experience

N/A – Coaching for 15 years plus.

Weekly tasks overview

I am responsible for all of the performance-related activities of the academy such as coaching/club philosophy, coach and player development, team identity, culture and environment.

What do you most enjoy about working for the academy?

The people that are on the journey with you and seeing them develop.

Future career and academic aspirations

Academy Manager
Sporting/Technical Director

Further information

Hard work and honesty with a progressive mindset allows growth for both playing and non playing staff within the academy.