Coach Profile

James Rowe

Assistant Manager

Biography

James was appointed as Assistant Manager to Gary Waddock in June 2016. Rowe was previously Assistant Academy Director at West Ham United, after forging a prolific record as a pacy striker with Histon, Canvey Island, Leamington, Leiston and AFC Sudbury. The 32 year-old UEFA A-Licence-qualified coach has also worked in the Birmingham City Academy for three years and as a coaching advisor to the Premier League – for whom he provided technical reports on Academy teams across England and Europe – and holds a Masters of Research Degree in Sports Science from Nottingham Trent University. He is currently studying for a Master in Coaching degree at the Johan Cruyff Institute in Amsterdam, alongside eight elite coaches and athletes across a range of sports from around the world.