Football Innovation 2020 Speakers

Matt Allen

Head of Academy Physical Development, Tottenham Hotspur

Educated at Nottingham Trent University, Matt completed both his Batchelors and Masters degrees in Sport Science. After spending the 2007-2008 season as a Sport Scientist at Nottingham Forest, Matt was a Lead S&C Coach at a high performance centre in Norfolk, where he developed athletes spanning 18 sports. Accredited by the UKSCA, BASES, and certified by the NSCA, Matt has been “Head of Academy Physical Development” at Spurs for the past 9 seasons, overseeing programmes for players that now play across Europe’s top leagues, as well as progressing through the full academy pathway from Foundation Phase to Tottenham’s First Team.