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Backroom Staff

Jimmy Walker
Goalkeeper Coach

After a career that spanned over 400 Football League games for Walsall, Jimmy moved to the Premier League with West Ham United where he enjoyed five seasons before a short spell at Tottenham Hotspur. Jimmy spent the final two years of his career back at Walsall where he ended with over 500 games in his two spells.

In 2013, Jimmy was appointed goalkeeper coach at Peterborough United. He left Peterborough following the sacking of manager Darren Ferguson and moved to Gillingham in a similar role. After a really successful 2015/16 season which saw Gillingham competing at the top end of League 1, Jimmy left due to the huge travelling demands from his Lincolnshire base.

Mike Hine BSc Sports Science, MSc Sports Therapy
Head of Sports Science and Medicine

Southend United FC intern, Essex County FA, Concord Rangers FC Head Therapist, Stevenage FC Assistant Therapist, West Ham Ladies Head Therapist, Ytterhogdal IK (Swedish Professional team) Head Therapist.

Steve Rands BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy
Sports Therapist

Steve studied at the University of Hertfordshire and his career to date is as follows: Placement full time at Derby County 2012-13. Cheshunt FC Oct 2013- Nov 2014 Head Sports Therapist. Stamford AFC Nov 2014- May 2016 Head Sports Therapist. Lincoln City Youth Team March 2016 - current. Due to study MSc Sport and Exercise Medicine at Leeds Beckett University in September part time for two years.

Luke Jelly
Lead Sports Scientist

Locally educated at St Peter and St Paul’s Catholic school, Luke left there after his A-Levels to start an undergraduate degree in Sport and Exercise Science at the University of Bedfordshire. He graduated in 2014 and started a masters in sport performance. During his masters he worked as an intern as a strength and conditioning specialist with elite level youth swimmers and also assisted with the academy at Northants County Cricket Club. He graduated from his masters detailing his research into eccentric hamstring loading and began a full time internship as a first team assistant sport scientist at Peterborough United FC working in all provisions of sport science and medicine. He left at the end of the 2015/16 season and began his role at Lincoln City in June 2016.

Kieran Walker
Sports Scientist Assistant

Kieran spent nine years at the club as a player before leaving at age of 18. Currently a student at the University of Lincoln studying Sports Science having just completed his second year Kieran is following this with a masters in Sports Therapy. He has a level 3 qualification in sports massage and a level 2 in FA coaching. He has also gained experience within the Lincoln City Academy coaching the under 9s for the last two seasons.

Glenn Skingsley
Performance Analyst

Glenn joined the Club from Braintree Town where he worked in a variety of roles. Glenn spent over 12 years working with the youth teams and Academy at Braintree before combining that role with a Performance Analyst position with the first team in the 2015/16 season. Glenn played a pivotal role in the success that Braintree enjoyed providing a fantastic analysis tool for the players to evaluate and consequently improve individual and team performance.

Matthew Page & Toby Ellis
Statisticians

Matthew completed a degree and masters at the University of Lincoln in Sports Science and for his masters he undertook research in assessment of sporting performance. Alongside Toby he is the director of two local companies; VIRSCO, a sports based coaching company in Lincoln and iCoach4Sport, a online data assessment tool for teachers. He has also completed work for the Football Manager game as a statistician.