Tate James

U15/U16 Performance Analyst

Department: Analysis
Age Groups: U18, U16
Date Joined: 01/01/2020

Professional qualifications

  • BSc Physical Education and Sports Coaching Science – 2017
  • MSc Applied Sports Performance Analysis – 2018
  • FA Level 1 Coaching – 2012
  • FA Level 2 Coaching – ongoing
  • FA Level 1 Talent ID – 2018
  • FA Level 7 Refereeing – 2012
Previous positions held

U9-U23 Academy Performance Analyst Intern

Which Wolves Value best suits you and your role?

I believe the Progressive value best suits myself as I am eager to learn and develop in my role. Regular seeking feedback and looking to improve my performances.

Weekly tasks overview

Film both training and games.
Live capture and Analyse the team and opposition.
Identify, create and deliver Pre/Post-match videos to team, unit and individuals.
Deliver 1-1 analysis sessions to players on the elite player program.
Compile and maintain Best Practice databases and benchmarking data.
Support coaches with projects and tasks in relation to the clubs playing philosophy.
Manage and support Academy Analyst interns.

What do you most enjoy about working for the academy?

I like the ambition of the club to continually develop and push the boundaries to become the best Academy in the country. I also enjoy the atmosphere around the academy providing a family feel.

Future career and academic aspirations

I would like to progress into the PDP Phase before hopefully moving into the 1st team set up. I also want to develop my football knowledge further by obtaining more coaching badges and shadowing experience coaches.