Dave is responsible for all aspects of Stratagem’s Football analysis operations, from ensuring data is collected and meets the excellent standards we require through quality control on the ~6000 games currently covered per season. He also leads the training across all football analysis related activities and oversees the Research Analysts and Prediction Pool.
Dave has experience working for professional clubs Rotherham United, Coventry City Ladies and Barnsley. Dave joined the team in 2012 and became Head of Football in 2014.
Before this he had several jobs, beginning his career as an Accountant after qualifying from Sheffield Hallam University with a degree in Accounts & Management Control, after several jobs he changed direction slightly to use his head for numbers and take charge of the performance department of Sheffield City Council’s Sports department. He has several qualifications related to performance analysis in sport, including being ISPAS accredited, fully qualified on Prozone and achieving a professional diploma from Northumbria University.
“This is a dream job, as I can tie in my passion for football with my love of the more statistical nature of the game. It’s rare to find something you can be as passionate about in your working life.”