David Cosgrave joins us as Performance Director

David Cosgrave

David will oversee the performance departments of the club

RSC Anderlecht welcomes David Cosgrave (46) as Performance Director. David leaves Orlando City SC in the MLS, after working at clubs the likes of Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool FC, Stoke City, Fulham FC and FC Copenhagen.

The Irishman makes the move to RSC Anderlecht with immediate effect, bringing vast experience and strategic leadership. With Lead Physio Niels Mathieu, Medical Coordinator Luc Vanden Bossche & Performance Coach Dries Bloemen managing the daily operations of medical and physical performance, David will take on the strategic leadership of performance and  operations around the first team.

David worked in the Premier League for over 12 years, after which he joined FC Copenhagen from 2014 to 2021. With the top Danish club, he won 3 titles and 3 cups and experienced 6 European campaigns, including the Champions League in 2016-2017. After a spell at the Right To Dream Academy, he moved to Orlando City to work in the MLS as a Senior Director. With Orlando, he won the US Open Cup, regularly participated in the MLS Playoffs and twice qualified for the CONCACAF Champions Cup.

David Cosgrave:

"My role will be to support the entire sporting staff as we create a competitive advantage for our teams. I hope my experience can add to the high performance culture that already exists. I look forward to getting to know everyone at this wonderful club."

CEO Sports Jesper Fredberg:

“We’ve been looking to bring in a Performance Director for a while now, and I’m delighted we have found the right profile with David. He will be adding a lot of experience to the staff and will help support and further build a high performance environment, where we strive to improve together and get the best out of everyone.”

Welcome, David.

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