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The Diary of a Performance Analyst

The application of data is a frequently discussed feature of coaching in football, but relatively little is made public about the day-to-day demands of the role of the Performance Analyst.

We recently asked Olly Gage, Operations Assistant at the University of Virginia Men’s Soccer program, to give us a day-to-day rundown of a typical week. Offering a great insight into the wide range of tasks that are undertaken by analysts, Olly’s diary shows just how much work goes on behind the scenes to make sure the team is as prepared as possible for every game.