09:32 05 July 2013
By Wigan Athletic
Strength & Conditioning Coach
James Barrow – Strength & Conditioning Coach
Specialising in injury prevention and recovery, James takes the role of First Team Fitness Coach at Latics having gained significant experience as part of the medical team at Rochdale and Bolton Wanderers, coping with the demands of Premier League, Europa League and Championship football.
A former professional footballer, James began his professional career with Bury, but had to retire early after suffering a serious injury with Fleetwood Town.
Determined to stay in the game he began his medical training at university and with the FA before taking up a role at Spotland in 2007, moving onto the Reebok Stadium in 2008 where he remained for five years before joining Wigan Athletic.