Doncaster Rovers are pleased to announce the appointment of James Coppinger as the club’s new head of football operations.
The 41-year-old proved to be the standout candidate from a detailed recruitment process due to his unrivalled knowledge of the club. His detailed plans and ideas for the future direction of the football club, along with his determination to ensure success, excited the board.
In the role, Coppinger will oversee the whole of the club’s football operation, including implementing a clear identity on the team as well as culture by which players and staff operate.
In addition to determining working practices, he will ensure cohesion between the various footballing departments including coaching, medical and sports science, analysis and recruitment.
The full interview with James can be viewed on this page or on the club's YouTube channel now.