The Man Behind Performance Analysis UK
Nick Gearing is a teacher for the Harris Federation. In addition to this, he is currently undertaking a Doctoral Degree (PhD) with the University of Birmingham. Nick has previously work as a coach and analyst after previously being Head of Analysis & First Team Player Development Coach at Leyton Orient Football Club, having before that, created the analysis department at Gillingham Football Club. His most recent role in football was as a Video Recruitment Consultant with Brentford FC.
Between this time, Nick has employed many analyst interns that have gone on to gain employment in professional football, as well as create their own analysis departments in non league football.
Nick has himself used the Performance Analysis role to merge into a coaching role with Leyton Orient First Team.
With his wide range of contacts, he has aided the creation of Analysis at England Dodgeball, Bromley Football Club, M&M Academy and Cray Wanderers by recruiting and training analysts for these positions.