Arrived as sporting director in December 2020. Jim made over 550 appearances in England and won 52 caps for Northern Ireland. As a manager, he had spells at Ipswich Town and QPR and was the IFA’s elite performance director for seven years.
Vinny PerthHead Coach
After spending six seasons as Stephen Kenny’s assistant, Vinny Perth took over as head coach in 2019 and led Dundalk to four trophies in his first campaign in charge. He departed in August 2020 before returning to the club 300 days later, in June 2021.
Graham ByasGoalkeeping Coach
A UEFA A Goalkeeping licence holder, Graham spent four years at Shamrock Rovers before his arrival in February 2021. Prior to that, he worked with Longford Town, St Patrick’s Athletic and the Irish amputee team and the cerebral palsy squad.
Graham NortonStrength & Conditioning Coach
After starting out as the U19 strength and conditioning coach at Bohemians, the co-owner of New Era Coaching was promoted to work with Keith Long’s first-team before he made the switch to Oriel Park in April 2019.
The Dromintee-native graduated with a degree in physiotherapy from Jordanstown in 2014. Prior to his arrival at Oriel Park, he worked with numerous GAA and rugby clubs and also had a spell at Sunderland where he was physio for the club’s U21 team.
Lorcan MasonSports Scientist
Lorcan joined the club’s coaching staff in January 2021 after two years with the Shamrock Rovers academy. The 23-year-old will fill the role of first-team sports scientist, assist strength and conditioning coach Graham Norton, and will also provide guidance to the club’s academy staff.
Stephen McDonnellAcademy Manager
The former Lilywhites midfielder returned to Oriel Park in January 2021 as the club’s new academy manager. After being forced to retire from playing at the age of 22, he managed Warrenpoint Town in the NIFL and also spent time with the IFA’s academy.
Dominic CorriganVideo Analyst
Dominic joined the club’s backroom staff in February 2021. The 22-year-old Bray native will work with the coaching staff to assist with the video analysis and opposition analysis in order to optimise performance.
Noel WalshKit Manager
The Meathman took up the role as kit manager ahead of the 2012 season. An unsung hero off the field, Noel also has experience of coaching on it and is involved with North East Football League side Kentstown Rovers.