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Jack Lester

Under 23s' Lead Coach

Academy Staff


Jack Lester was appointed as Under 23s' lead coach ahead of the 2016/17 season after leading the Under 18s to the Professional Development League title in 2015/16.

Lester is a former player of The Reds, making more than 150 league appearances over two different spells from 2000-2003 and 2004-2007. He started his career at Grimsby Town and also played for Sheffield United and Chesterfield.
Lester took on the role of first-team assistant manager under Gary Brazil in January 2017 following the departure of Philippe Montanier, and reverted back to his original role at the club following the appointment of Mark Warburton as manager on 14 March.