Juan Jose Jimenez Barroca

Head of Medical Staff

  • Date Joined: 8th September 2016
A Sports Medicine Specialist with extensive experience in elite sporting environments as the current Head of Medical staff at Guizhou Henfeng Zicheng FC in China, Juan José has previously holding the same position at Shangai Greenland Shenhua FC and UEFA Europa League winning Spanish club Sevilla FC.

Possessing a proven capacity to manage a high performing medical department while directly diagnosing and treating players from academy to first team level, Juan maintains a consistent focus on injury prevention and innovative rehabilitation techniques to return players to the field in optimum condition.

Juan offers a natural point of leadership to an ambitious club competing domestically and internationally through an organised working approach, exceptional communication skills and a contact network in sports medicine spanning across the world.
Juan Jose Jimenez Barroca


  • University of Seville: Specialism: Sports Medicine

    University of Seville
    Specialism: Sports Medicine

  • University of Seville: Graduate in Medicine

    University of Seville
    Graduate in Medicine

Career History

  • Guizhou Hengfeng Zhicheng FC

    Guizhou Hengfeng Zhicheng FC
    Head of Medical Services
    2017 – Present

  • Shanghai Greenland Shenhua FC

    Shanghai Greenland Shenhua FC
    Head of Medical Staff
    2015 – 2016

  • Sevilla FC

    Sevilla FC
    Head of Medical Staff
    2014 – 2015

  • Sevilla FC

    Sevilla FC
    First Team Doctor
    2010 – 2014

  • Cajasol Rugby Ciencias

    Cajasol Rugby Ciencias
    Head of Medical Staff
    2009 – 2011

  • Sevilla FC

    Sevilla FC
    Head of Academy & U21 Medical Staff
    2007 – 2010

Key Achievements

  • Won the 2013/14 UEFA Europa League against SL Benfica with Sevilla
  • Won the 2009/10 Copa del Rey with Sevilla, beating Atletico Madrid in the final
  • Played Real Madrid in the final of the 2014 UEFA Super Cup and Barcelona in the final of the 2010 Spanish Super Cup with Sevilla
  • Worked with and treated a number of international players at Sevilla that have progressed to bigger clubs - including Ivan Rakiti?, Grzegorz Krychowiak, Diego López, Jesús Navas, Álvaro Negredo, Éver Banega, Carlos Bacca, Kévin Gameiro, and many more
  • Reached the final of the 2015 Chinese FA Cup with Shanghai Greenland Shenhua
  • Worked with and treated a number of current and former international players since arriving at Shanghai Greenland Shenhua in 2015 - including Demba Ba, Obafemi Martins, Tim Cahill, Fredy Guarín, Mohamed Sissoko and Giovanni Moreno

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