Head of Fitness
New England Revolution
Anton McElhone enters his first season as Head of Fitness for the New England Revolution after joining Head Coach Brad Friedel's staff in December 2017. He brings significant fitness experience with top-flight clubs in the United Kingdom to the Revolution, most recently with Tottenham Hotspur Football Club.
McElhone has spent the last 10 years on the technical staff of Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur F.C., including the last six as the club's First Team Fitness and Reconditioning Coach. He assumed the role in July 2011 after nearly four years as the Development and Fitness Coach of the Under-21 and Under-18 squads, where he oversaw strength and conditioning and sports science beginning in November 2007.
Prior to joining Tottenham, McElhone began his professional career as the First Team Sports Scientist with Hibernian FC in the top-flight Scottish Premiership. He spent three years with Hibs from 2004-07, and during that time earned his Master of Science degree in strength and conditioning from the University of Edinburgh.
McElhone received his undergraduate degree in sports studies with exercise science from the University of the West of Scotland in 2004, and also holds a UEFA A coaching license.
McELHONE'S FITNESS BACKGROUND
- New England Revolution 2017-Present
- Tottenham Hotspur......... 2007-17
- Hibernian FC................... 2004-07