Head Coach: Gianfranco Zola
Shirt Sponsor: Graham Hall Junior
Gianfranco Zola joined Watford as Head Coach in the summer of 2012, having previously managed West Ham United between 2008 and 2010. Zola was brought in following the acquisition of the club by the Pozzo Family, and quickly set about enforcing his footballing ideals on the Hornets' team, influencing a new, fluid, passing style that saw the Golden Boys achieve a third place finish in his first season in charge.
The Italian, who made 35 appearances for the national side, played out a distinguished playing career, most notably during a seven-year spell at Chelsea in which he lit-up the English game, scoring 80 goals, and winning two FA Cups in his time at Stamford Bridge. He also appeared for Parma, Torres, Cagliari and, early in his career, Napoli, where he played alongside Maradona.
Assistant Coach: Dodo (Adolfo) Sormani
Dodo Sormani enjoyed a 16-year career in his native Italy, starting as a youngster with Napoli before representing the likes of Parma and Caerano, turning to coaching after he hung up his boots.
He became part of the youth set-up at Juventus in 2007, before joining the coaching staff at Napoli in 2010, and Watford in the summer of 2012. Sormani is the son of ex-Italian international and former Napoli and AC Milan forward Angelo Sormani.
Assistant Coach: Bastiano Porcu
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Goalkeeping Coach: Alec Chamberlain
Alec Chamberlain is a Watford legend having played for the Hornets in well over 250 games since he moved from Sunderland for a paltry £40,000 in 1996.
The goalkeeper enjoyed a testimonial season in 2005/06 and retired after appearing as a substitute in Watford's final Premier League fixture in 2006/07 against Newcastle United.
Appointed to the coaching staff in between those dates, Alec is now a long-standing and well respected member of the Hornets' backroom staff. He now focuses on the goalkeepers at Vicarage Road and takes a keen interest in the development of the younger 'keepers at the club.
Youth Team (Under-18) Coach: David Hughes
The Hornets appointed David Hughes to the position of Youth Team Coach in September 2011. He left a position as Head of Youth at Shrewsbury Town to take up a new challenge with Watford.
A UEFA 'A' licenced coach, as well as being a qualified in Sports Science, Hughes had a playing career which started at Aston Villa and included spells with the Shrews and Cardiff City.
He gained coaching experience within Cardiff's Academy set-up, as well as part of the Barry Town management team, before taking up the Head of Youth role in Shropshire in 2009.
Chief Scout: Filippo Giraldi
Fillippo Girladi spent an almost ten-year spell in Tuscany as General Director of Serie C side AC Prato between 2001 and 2011, prior to two years as Brescia Chief Scout and Academy Director. He adds a vast experience in football scouting to the Watford ranks, overseeing the club's scouting operation at home and abroad.
Scouting Co-Ordinator: Luke Warrington
Luke Warrington is a domestic scout for Watford FC. A graduate from the University of Sussex, Luke previously worked as a QA Tester at Sports interactive for two years, as well as forming part of the scouting team at Portsmouth FC prior to joining Watford in July of 2012.
Head of Medical: Marco Cesarini
Marco Cesarini joined the club in July 2012, becoming the club’s Head of Medical having previously plied his trade during two spells with Brescia in Serie A as an Osteopath, either side of holding the role of Head of Injury Prevention at West Ham United.
Kit Manager: Will Jones
Jones is responsible for the training kit and match kit for all members of the football staff.
On a matchday he and his assistant Craig Charles are also responsible for the dressing rooms and all associated equipment for use by the various teams that Watford field.
Sport Scientist: Ben Dixon
Dixon has been at Watford since 2008 where he started as an intern in the Sports Science department. He graduated from the University of Birmingham with a degree in Sports Science then went on to do an MSC in the subject at London Metropolitan University.
He spent the next two years as an intern with the Hornets before progressing to the Assistant Fitness Coach role in the 2010-11 season. He is responsible for the first team and U18s fitness and injured player rehabilitation.
Head Of Sports Science: Gianni Brignardello
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