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Leyton Orient FC Staff Profiles

Alberto Cavasin

Place and Date of Birth: Treviso (Italy), January 9, 1956

Alberto Cavasin was appointed first team manager on October 2, 2016, and penned a two-year deal in E10.

Cavasin, whose management career spans over 21 years, has managed a number of Serie A clubs in his native country and also picked up the Panchina D'Oro award for the Italian Coach of the Year in Serie A whilst at Lecce in 2000.

The 60-year-old and former right back started his playing career with hometown club Treviso in 1973, of whom he also started his first team management career with in 1990 following his retirement as a player.

Andy Edwards
Assistant Manager

Place and Date of Birth: Epping, September 17, 1971

Andy Edwards was appointed assistant manager in the summer after assisting then caretaker Andy Hessenthaler for the final six games of the 2015-16 campaign.

During his 18-year playing career, Edwards made over 250 appearances for Peterborough United and 200 for Southend United, before joining the Academy staff at the O’s and working his way up to become Academy Director before making the move up to the first team on a permanent basis in the summer.  

Danny Webb
First Team Coach

Place and Date of Birth: Poole, July 2, 1983

Danny was added to the first-team coaching staff in the summer, having worked his way up through the Academy ranks with the club.

Webb has been with the O’s for five years, having started working with the U14s and progressed up the age groups. 

Following Edwards’ move to assist then caretaker Andy Hessenthaler with first-team duties at the end last season, Webb led the U18s to the Merit League One title, finishing unbeaten from their 10 league games.

Martin Brennan
Goalkeeper Coach

Place and Date of Birth: Whipps Cross, September 14, 1982

Martin Brennan joined the O’s as goalkeeper coach earlier in the summer on a one-year deal, having previously occupied the role at both first team and under-21 level with Fulham.

After spending some of his youth career with the O’s, Brennan began his professional playing career at Charlton Athletic, before having spells with Cambridge United, Stevenage and Dagenham & Redbridge.

Brennan began coaching back at Orient, working with the U9-U15 goalkeepers, leaving to join Tottenham Hotspur, Wycombe Wanderers and then Fulham.