Manager: Rob Page
Former Wales international Rob Page enjoyed a successful playing career before joining Port Vale as youth team coach. He was then promoted to first team coach before being made assistant manager. Page won 41 international caps for Wales over nine years. The former defender captained Watford to their first season in the Premier League and was voted the club's Player of the Season at the end of their debut campaign in the top flight. He was made Port Vale's interim manager in September 2014 following the departure of Micky Adams and after around a month in caretaker charge he was offered the position on a permanent basis. Upon guiding the Valiants to Sky Bet League One safety at the end of the season, Page agreed a new two-year contract with the club which will keep him at Vale Park until 2017.
Assistant Manager: Paul Bodin
Paul Bodin was appointed as Port Vale's assistant manager/first team coach in May 2015. The former Wales international started his career in football at Chelsea but didn't make a senior appearance for the Stamford Bridge club before transferring to Newport County. A long stint the Football League followed, which included spells at the likes of Cardiff City, Crystal Palace and Newcastle United. He finished his playing days with over 600 appearances and 89 league goals. Bodin had a three-year period in charge of Bath City from 1998 to 2001 and then joined former club Swindon Town as a youth coach. After twelve years at the County Ground, including a short spell in caretaker charge of the Robins, Bodin left the club and went on to work in Southampton's highly regarded Academy before making the switch to Vale Park.
Head Physiotherapist: James Rowland
Port Vale welcomed new Head Physiotherapist James Rowland for the start of the 2014/15 Season. A graduate of Sheffield Hallam University, James has previously worked as a physiotherapist at the Doncaster Rovers Centre of Excellence and the Derby County Academy before becoming Head Physio at Burton Albion.
Performance Analyst: Dan Thompson
A former decathlon athlete, Dan Thompson is a key member of Rob Page’s backroom staff. The 30-year-old studied Sports Management for four years at Sheffield Hallam University before spending time working in IT recruitment. He started volunteering for Scunthorpe United in 2011 and began work at Port Vale part-time alongside that. Dan was taken on full time by the club in 2012 and in his very first season the Valiants were promoted to Sky Bet League One.