Duo join backroom staff

Duo join backroom staff

Appointments confirmed.

Experienced duo Ewan Sharp and Pierre Barrieu have joined Jesse Marsch’s backroom staff at Leeds United.

French-born Pierre arrives at Thorp Arch as a fitness coach from Toronto FC having previously worked as a fitness coach for the US national team, as well LA Galaxy and New York Red Bulls in the States, Swansea City and Sheffield Wednesday in England and Le Havre in France.

Ewan Sharp has been appointed in the role of assistant coach having left a role at another Premier League club this summer. The Scotsman has previously worked with New York Red Bulls, Toronto FC and had a brief spell at Lokomotiv Moscow under Ralf Rangnick, who he then followed to the Premier League last season.

Whilst assistant manager Frankie Schiemer will leave his role on a day-to-day basis, he will continue to work with the club as a coaching consultant from afar. Mark Jackson and Cameron Toshack have agreed new contracts with the club and will continue to support Jesse and the first team.