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Thomas James

Head of Academy Goalkeeping



Date of birth


Thomas James is a UEFA B outfield coach and UEFA B Goalkeeping coach.

He began at Walsall when he was 18 years old as a volunteer within the academy. He then re-joined the Club in 2017 as a community goalkeeper coach. 

Thomas then returned to the academy working with the academy goalkeepers in 2018 across all ages and as had many opportunities to work alongside Maik Taylor with the first-team goalkeepers.

For the 2022-2023 season, Thomas will be Head of Academy Goalkeeping for Walsall Football Club.