First team coach
Date of birth
Prior to his arrival at Hillsborough, the highly skilled and experienced coach held the position of Under-23 lead at Sheffield United, until June 2020.
Hughes has also worked as first team coach at Huddersfield Town and enjoyed a terrific first campaign, with the Terriers winning promotion to the Premier League.
The 42-year-old also enjoyed a superb playing career and was known for his versatility in defence and midfield, beginning at Oldham, before moving on to Notts County, Reading, Norwich and Leeds – where he became a fan favourite at Elland Road.
Prior to his role with the Terriers alongside David Wagner, Hughes also held coaching positions at Bolton, Rotherham and Crystal Palace.