First Team Coach
Date of birth
Dean Whitehead joined the Town coaching team in November 2019, joining from former Premier League outfit Huddersfield Town.
Whitehead’s first venture into football management came with Huddersfield Town as the former midfielder took on a first-team coaching role with then Terriers boss David Wagner. The UEFA A licence holder also spent a brief time coaching the clubs under-17’s team.
Whitehead began his playing career with Oxford United and came through their system at the same time as Town boss Samuel Ricketts. The 38-year-old box-to-box midfielder represented: Sunderland, Stoke and Middlesbrough during his 19-year playing career.