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First Team Staff & Key People

Stuart Webber
Sporting Director

Stuart Webber    Sponsored by: Bawburgh

Stuart Webber joined Norwich City to take the newly-created post of Sporting Director in April 2017 as part of a restructuring process at the Club. He moved to Carrow Road from Huddersfield Town, where he had held the position of Head of Football Operations since 2015.

Prior to joining the Terriers, Webber spent two years as Head of Recruitment at Wolverhampton Wanderers following previous stints at Queens Park Rangers, Liverpool and Wrexham.

He leads all aspects of the Club's recruitment strategy, working with the Head Coach to identify players with the commitment and hunger to improve performances on the pitch.

Daniel Farke
Head Coach

Daniel Farke    Sponsored by: Regency Security

Daniel Farke was appointed as Head Coach of Norwich City in the summer of 2017.

Farke joined the Club from Borussia Dortmund II on a two-year deal, having led the German giants’ reserve team to a second-place finish in the Regionalliga West in 2016-17.

Regarded as one of the most highly-rated young coaches in Germany, Farke had previously spent six years with SV Lippstadt 08.

Edmund Riemer
Assistant Head Coach

Edmund Riemer    Sponsored by: Imprint Signs

Edmund Riemer moved to Carrow Road ahead of the 2017-18 season to take on the role of Assistant Head Coach.

Previously working with Daniel Farke at Borussia Dortmund II and SV Lippstadt 08, the 32-year-old represented the likes of Paderborn during his playing days.

Christopher John
First-Team Coach

Christoper John 

Christopher John joined Norwich City as a First-Team Coach in November 2018, replacing Christian Fluthmann who has previously held the post since the summer of 2017.

John played under Daniel Farke when the current City Head Coach was in charge at SV Lippstadt. He joined the Canaries from Paderborn II where he held the post of Assistant Head Coach.

Chris Domogalla
Head of Performance

Chris Domogalla   

Norwich City Head of Sports Science Chris Domogalla moved to Carrow Road from Borussia Dortmund II ahead of the 2017-18 season.

Previously working with Head Coach Daniel Farke at the German giants, Domogalla oversees all aspects of sports science and fitness.

Ed Wootten
Goalkeeping Coach

Ed Wooten

Ed Wootten joined Norwich City as an Academy coach back in 2015 before moving up the ranks to take up the post of First-Team Goalkeeping Coach in the summer of 2017. Prior to this, he spent 10 years at Colchester United.

Wootten works with goalkeepers Tim Krul, Michael McGovern and Aston Oxborough on a daily basis, as well as looking after Academy stoppers when they train with the First-Team.

Delia Smith
Joint Majority Shareholder

Delia Smith    

Delia Smith is Norwich City's joint majority shareholder, alongside her husband, Michael Wynn Jones.

Delia made her name as a cookery writer, author and television personality, and joined the Board of the Canaries in 1996. Her influence not only helped stabilise the then precarious financial predicament the Club found itself in, but also to develop off-field revenue streams, such as Canary Catering, to help the finances further.

A long-time Norwich City supporter before her official involvement with the Club, Delia attends most of City's matches - home and away throughout the season.

Michael Wynn Jones
Joint Majority Shareholder

Michael Wynn Jones

Michael Wynn Jones is Norwich City's joint majority shareholder, alongside his wife, Delia Smith. 

Michael made his name through publishing with his former company, New Crane Publishing Ltd. This produced the Sainsbury’s Magazine, among others.

Also a long-time Norwich City fan, Michael rarely misses a match and is hugely passionate about the Canaries.

Michael Foulger

Deputy Club Chairman

Michael Foulger

Michael Foulger is Managing director of Attleborough-based Banham Poultry a family-owned firm which supplies chilled fresh chicken to butchers and food retailers throughout the UK.

He has also been a Board member for more than 20 years after joining as a Director in 1996 with Delia and Michael.

A lifelong Canaries fan, his vital financial support in the summer of 2009 paved the way for the pivotal signing of striker Grant Holt.

Thomas Smith

Thomas Smith

Lifelong Canary fan Thomas Smith, who joined the Board at Norwich City in January 2016, watched his first Norwich match at the old Den in 1989, having been taken to the game by his aunt and uncle, joint majority shareholders Delia Smith and Michael Wynn Jones.

Tom spent over a decade in the Civil Service in the UK and abroad, working in a variety of roles at the Ministry of Defence, the Cabinet Office and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. After returning to the UK in late 2014, Tom left the public sector to start his own photographic business.

He is a passionate supporter and Trustee of City’s Community Sports Foundation.

Tom is the Club’s Board member, leading on Equality and Anti-discrimination and is the Board’s nominated Equality Champion.

Stephan Phillips

Stephan Phillips

Stephan Phillips is the former Managing Director of Archant Norfolk, having retired in 2011 after working for Archant, the UK's largest independent regional publisher, for 21 years. He is also a non-executive director of local companies Snellings Ltd and SBS Ltd.
Prior to working at Archant he worked for the Thomson Corporation, CWS and Sainsbury's.

Stephan graduated from Nottingham Trent University and was awarded a Master of Science degree in marketing by the University of Glamorgan.

A keen fan of Norwich City Football Club for many years, before joining the Board he was a member of the Associate Directors' Group.

Ben Kensell
Chief Operating Officer

Ben Kensell Sponsored by: Ovamill

Ben is responsible for leading the commercial revenue generating areas of the Club, including Sponsorship, Ticketing, Advertising Sales, Retail, Lotteries, Hospitality and Special Events.

Prior to joining Norwich City as Director of Commercial, Ben was the Chief Commercial Officer at Charlton Athletic for 2 years having joined from Arsenal where he spent 8 years at The Emirates Stadium in a similar commercial capacity.

Zoe Ward 
Business and Project Director


Zoe manages the Club’s Football Administration function which includes Club Secretarial, Player Liaison, First Team and Academy Operations.

Zoe brings a wealth of experience in player, club and agent negotiation throughout all age groups and works closely with the football departments on the delivery of player transfers, contracts and registrations.

Zoe has worked in the football industry for many years including spells at the Surrey County Football Association, the Premier League, Fulham Football Club, McCormicks Solicitors and Liverpool Football Club.

Norwich City Ambassadors

Adam Drury

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Grant Holt

Grant Holt Sponsored by: FCI Currency

Darren Huckerby

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Jeremy Goss

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