Rob Edwards

Rob Edwards played as a centre back for numerous clubs, including Aston Villa, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Barnsley. He also helped both Blackpool and Norwich City to promotions to the Premier League and gained 15 caps playing for Wales before retiring at the age of 30.

After hanging up his boots, Edwards became U18s coach at Wolverhampton Wanderers before being promoted to the role of first-team coach during the summer of 2015. He also spent two matches as caretaker manager of the club the following year.

After a season spent managing AFC Telford United he returned to Wolves as the head coach of the U23s and in his first season in charge, he led the team to promotion to Premier League 2 Division 1, the highest level of youth football.
Moving to the Football Association, he worked as a coach with the England U20s before being appointed as head coach for the England U16s.

He was appointed head coach of Forest Green Rovers in May 2021 and after picking up four wins from his first five matches, Edwards was awarded the EFL League Two Manager of the Month award.