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Coaching Staff

Craig Shakespeare
Assistant Manager

Assistant Manager Craig Shakespeare is currently in his second spell with the Club after re-joining in November 2011.


The 49-year-old midlands-born midfielder began his career with Walsall in 1981, where he played upwards of 350 games – the highlight of which coming in the 1987/88 season when he helped guide the Saddlers to the third tier of English football via the play-offs.

In 1989 Shakespeare signed with then top-flight side Sheffield Wednesday for £300,000, featuring 17 times for the Hillsborough side before a 1990 switch to West Bromwich Albion.

After three years, a promotion and well over 100 games for the Baggies, Shakespeare took in spells at Grimsby Town, Scunthorpe United, Telford United and Hednesford Town before finally hanging up his boots in 2000 at the age of 36.

Shakespeare stayed in the game however, taking up a role as an Academy Coach with former side West Bromwich Albion, and later taking charge of the reserves.

In October 2006, Shakespeare took charge of the first team for a 2-0 win over Crystal Palace following the departure of Robson, but eventually left the west-midlands side to join Leicester City as Assistant Manager to Nigel Pearson in July 2008.

After following Pearson to Hull City in 2010, Shakespeare returned to take up his role as assistant once again in November 2011, and helping take The Foxes to the brink of promotion to the top-flight through the 2012/13 Championship Play-Offs.

Mike Stowell
Goalkeeper Coach

Goalkeeping coach, Mike Stowell, enjoyed a successful playing career before hanging up his gloves and concentrating on coaching.

The former Wolves stopper began his career at Preston North End but ended up making a name for himself after impressing in non-league football. 

Mike was soon snapped up by Everton and spent the next five years at Goodison Park. During his time with the Toffees, Stowell spent time on loan at several clubs, including Manchester City, Port Vale and Wolverhampton Wanderers. 

After impressing at Molineux, Mike was snapped up by Wolves on a permanent deal in 1990 by manager Graham Turner. Stowell went on to spend over ten years as the West Midlands club's number one, making over 400 first team appearances. 

During his time at Wolves, Stowell was part of the team that won the 1988/89 Football League Third Division title and was also called up to the England B squad. 

In 2001, Mike left Molineux and signed for Bristol City, spending the next four seasons at the club before hanging up his gloves and taking a role as Leicester City's goalkeeping coach in 2005. 

During his time at King Power Stadium, Stowell has also acted as Assistant Manager and caretaker manager. 

Paul McAndrew
Kit Manager

Jon Sanders
Player Liaison Officer

Jon has served Leicester City in a number of roles since first joining the Club in 1999, and currently holds the position of Player Liaison Officer, which he took on during the summer of 2014. 


Educated locally at de Montfort University between 1993 and 1996, Jon first joined the Club as Website Co-Ordinator in 1999 before progressing to the position of Head of Media in 2006. 

After a spell as Club Partnership Manager and Head of Marketing and Commercial Operations for the Football League from 2009 until 2014, Jon returned to Leicester City in his current capacity, which predominantly sees him provide off-the-field support to the players. 

Jon acts as a communication link between the squad and management, while his duties also include, but aren't limited to ­player relocation and integration, away travel co-ordination, player support, player appearances and administration.