First Name: Phil
Job Title: Player care manager
Phil Roscoe leads on player care at the Academy to develop and support the wellbeing of young players both emotionally and holistically.
Phil is the strategic lead for all Player Care matters and Alumni support at the Academy and has day to day. Phil leads the player care team at the Academy as part of a multi-disciplinary approach.
Phil has created an Alumni database and is the first point of contact for all Academy Alumni and as well as a newsletter, he provides pro-active individual support based on needs and best practise.
The management and coordination of the House Parent Scheme is also part of Phil’s role, which involves recruiting and training House Parents to exceed the standards required for private fostering, and then completing individual placement plans for each player going into accommodation.
Phil works closely with the head of Academy business operations and the education manager in providing an environment that is safe, rewarding and supportive, ensuring that individual needs are met.
Prior to this role Phil was head of education and welfare at the Academy for 10 years. Before he joined LFC, Phil spent six years as a lecturer in sport development and fitness at a further education college in Merseyside.
Phil has over 15 years’ experience working within Academy football and the move to head up player care was a natural progression from his former role.
Click here to read our Behind the Badge feature with Roscoe.
Click here to read about Phil's involvement with the alumni project.