Head Of Performance
Luke Jenkinson has been with Derby County since 2016 and holds the position of Head of Performance.
Jenkinson joined Derby from Sheffield United, where he was the club’s Head of Academy Strength and Conditioning, and has over 10 years’ experience working with elite footballers to develop and enhance all aspects of human performance.
He is accountable for the athletic development of all players from the club’s Under-9 Academy side right through to the first team.
Jenkinson holds a number of qualifications, including a First Class Honours Degree in Sport and Exercise Science, as well as a Masters of Research in Sport and Exercise Science, is currently working towards a Professional Doctorate in Sport and Exercise Science, holds the FA Level 2 Coaching Badge award and in 2019 won UKSCA Coach of the Year.