The 37-year-old signed a 12-month contract with Leeds United this week.
The 37-year-old was named by Massimo Cellino as Steve Evans's successor with the Yorkshire giants this week after signing a 12-month rolling contract - his first job in management since being sacked by South-Welsh outfit Swansea City back in December.
He might be very young for a manager, and with limited experience having spent less than two years in charge of the Swans, but Monk is not wasting any time in regards to learning about his new team.
The former defender revealed to LUTV that he has already done plenty of analysis on certain players, whilst adding that he has watched lots of Leeds matches in preparation for the role.
“I have watched a lot of games and obviously I have done a lot of analysis on individuals," he said.
“Of course when you get them on the grass and work with them on a daily basis you know them best but I have been very impressed with them."
Monk's remit is simple: promotion. Anything less and he is almost certain to be disposed of, just as the six previous managers who held the position in Cellino's two-year reign as owner were.
In fact, if Leeds' promotion bid is not looking very bright by, say, October, few would be surprised if Cellino wielded the axe once again and began the search for an eighth manager.