“On my first experience of Liverpool, when I arrived here, I could really feel the history.“This was one reason for my decision, but the other was to get new information and a new feeling for another country and the Premier League, which is one of the strongest leagues in the world - possibly the best league in the world.“When Jürgen asked me about coming here, from my first impressions of Liverpool and words with him, it said to me ‘do it’.“The plans excited me - but not only the manager’s plans, the plans of the club too. If you’re Andreas Kornmayer, Liverpool’s head of fitness and conditioning, your job is especially tough. Became a permanent member of staff in summer of 2019.Former semi-pro football who had been an intern with the Reds since October 2017. Expert in using data to understand passing, space and scoring opportunities, which he gave an insight into Was a quantitative analyst in the energy industry before joining Liverpool in August 2012. Andreas Kornmayer joined Liverpool in July 2016 as the club’s new head of fitness and conditioning after more than 15 years with Bayern Munich.The German served as his hometown club’s fitness coach under Louis van Gaal, Jupp Heynckes and Pep Guardiola after being promoted to first-team duties in 2010, but opted to swap the Allianz Arena for Anfield following an approach from Jürgen Klopp.The Reds boss had long admired Andreas’ work, crediting him with a role in Bayern’s 2012-13 treble-winning season, when the Bavarian club beat Klopp’s Borussia Dortmund to the Bundesliga title, before then also defeating them in the Champions League final at Wembley.Kornmayer’s journey into football began at Munich University when he embarked on a course in sports science after studying medicine.When a partnership was struck between the institute and FC Bayern, the coach worked on ‘talent diagnosis’ with the club’s U12 –U15 levels, building profiles on each young players’ abilities via a series of sprint, jumping, coordination, reactive and medical tests.In 2001, Kornmayer was dispatched by the university to work at Säbener Strasse, where he held both team and individual sessions on coordination and strength, before stepping up to the elder levels of the Bayern playing ranks, including a stint as assistant manager for the U17s.He also combined this with duties for Bayern Munich II – effectively the Bavarian giants’ reserve side – before Van Gaal added Kornmayer to the first-team backroom staff in 2010 having been impressed by the systems and structures he had implemented across the youth sections of the club.As well as Van Gaal, the Münchner would also go on to work under Heynckes and Guardiola before Liverpool came calling in 2016.“Liverpool is a big and a great club with a lot of tradition,” said Kornmayer on his decision to swap the Allianz for Anfield.

Fitness coach at Bayern Munich for 15 years before joining Liverpool in July 2016. The former Loughborough University student joined the staff permanently in Former pro footballer (with Watford, Blackburn and Aberdeen) and manager, with Chesterfield. Fitness coach at Bayern Munich for 15 years before joining Liverpool in July 2016. Andreas Kornmayer joined Liverpool in July 2016 as the club’s new head of fitness and conditioning after more than 15 years with Bayern Munich. Likely to be even more important in the absence of Buvac.Left his role as Liverpool Development Coach to become boss of NEC Nijmegen in Holland in January. MANCHESTER UNITED'S Tony Whelan, Chelsea's Neil Bath and Leicester City’s Trevor Peake have received the 2020 Eamonn Dolan award for their exceptional contribution to Academy coaching.DAVID COLES, who has coached with Southampton, Portsmouth, Bristol City and England during a career spanning more than two decades, tells us about the past, present and future of goalkeeping in this country.DR PIPPA GRANGE, the former Head of People and Team Development for the Football Association, tells us about the differences between winning deep and shallow. The squad video call sessions that have provided an insight into how the Reds are training from home are supplementing the more specific and specialised plans created and overseen by the team led by Andreas Kornmayer, the club’s head of fitness and conditioning.

We have to put things together – we have several connecting points with each department, so we have to put them together to get the best out of the squad.” Reproduced under licence from Football DataCo Limited. Described as "absolute mastermind" by Klopp.

Spent three years there before joining Liverpool in July 2016.Joined in summer of 2017 from Mainz, Jurgen Klopp's former club.Initially joined as a sports therapist with the Academy in 2009.

Nationality: German. Was also Head Physio for the Iraq Olympic men's football team from 2016 to 2018.Spent three years with the club as a PhD student as part of their long-standing partnership with Liverpool John Moores University.

Jürgen Klopp celebrates last season’s Champions League triumph with his backroom staff: (left to right) Jack Robinson, Pepijn Lijnders, John Achterberg, Peter Krawietz and Andreas Kornmayer.

They have been together ever since. They do all the tech stuff and that lets the four of us focus on the data science part of it.”GARRY MONK has been reunited with his two long-term lieutenants - assistant James Beattie and goalkeeping coach Darryl Flahavan - at Sheffield Wednesday.OLIVER GAGE, the Head of Recruitment and Performance Analysis for the Canadian Premier League, on his work as a personal analyst and coach for strikers. All rights reserved. At the end of 2019, the Welshman explained the The Harvard University graduate joined Liverpool in March 2018. Joined in March 2017 from Brew Digital for his second stint at the club.

I mean, tough for someone who gets to … Didn't play professionally, but became Klopp's chief scout at Mainz. In 2019, he Joined Liverpool in September 2013 from an energy company, where he had been a quantitative analyst. ... For latest updates, follow us on Twitter at @ground_guru.