NORTHEAST APPOINTED AS HEAD OF SPORTS SCIENCE AT DC UNITED
- Sport Careers client, Jonny Northeast has been appointed as Head of Sports Science at D.C. United
- Northeast previously held the same role with Swansea City AFC until last July
Sport Careers client, Jonny Northeast has been appointed as Head of Sports Science at D.C. United.
Northeast, formerly of Swansea City A.F.C. and the Welsh National Intermediate Squad, will focus on improving players' physical preparation and athletic development while mitigating the risk of injury in his new role with the MLS club.
Northeast covered the same role for Swansea City since 2014 until July 2017, being with the club for a total of 7 years, first joining as Under-21 and assistant first team Sports Scientist in 2010 and was also a part of the backroom staff at Swansea that achieved promotion to the English Premier League in 2010 and won the 2013 Capital One Football League Cup.
"We are excited that we secured the services of Jonny for next season, his extensive experience in the English Premier League with Swansea and the Welsh National Intermediate Squad will provide us and the players with the physical preparation they need to perform at the top level."