Title: Goalkeeper Coach
Signed: 11/06/2021
DOB: 09/09/71

Simon Royce's Biography

Simon Royce was appointed Goalkeeper Coach of the O’s on the 11th June 2021. 

The 49-year-old has a wealth of footballing experience, both as a player and a coach.

Royce was appointed the same day as Assistant Manager Joe Gallen and was the second new face in Kenny Jackett’s backroom team.

Upon joining, Royce said: “It’s a great opportunity for me to join an ambitious club and work with people I know from my playing days in Kenny Jackett and Joe Gallen.”

Kenny Jackett was extremely complimnetary of the O’s new staff member:  “Simon is a vastly experienced goalkeeping coach, and his knowledge of goalkeepers is very good – which is going to be important in the coming years.

“He’s very capable, he knows what he wants, and he works his goalkeepers hard – which is what I want, a fit, hardworking ethos. And he represents those values.”