Antonio José Gómez Díaz is currently works in the Sport Science and Health Department of FC Barcelona as Physical Coach of the First Team.
Antonio Gómez graduated in physical education at the Faculty of Physical Activity and Sports Sciences. He also holds a Master’s Degree in High Performance in Team Sports at INEFC and a master’s degree at the University of Zaragoza in Physical Activity and Sports Sciences. In 2015 he acquired Level 2 of Football Coach RFEF.
Antonio Gómez has a vast experience as a professional football physicist but has also worked as a Professor. He gave master classes at Universities of Murcia, CAFD Castilla and León, INEF-C Barcelona and Blanquerna Barcelona.
As a Physical Football Coach, Antonio Gómez has national and international experience. He started in 2000 at Real Murcia SAD, where he stayed until 2003, the year he moved to UE Lleida, where he was only one season, as in FC Cartagena, on the following year. In 2006 he moved to England to work at Liverpool for two seasons (2006-2007, 2007-2008). In England, Antonio Gómez also represented Sunderland AFC (2008-2009) and Ipswich Town FC (2009-2010, 2010-2011).
In 2012 he returned to Spain to sign for Barcelona, where he currently works. Between 2012 and 2016, Antonio José Gómez was the Physical Trainer of the B Team of Barcelona, and now he carries out the same functions but in the First Team.