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Academy Staff

Academy Staff

Academy Manager and Lead Professional Development Phase Coach (U18): Nick Harrison
Head of Coaching: Matt Craddock
Professional Development Phase (U18 and U16) Coach: Andy Fensome
Lead Academy Goalkeeper Coach: Dave Rodgerson
Lead Youth Development Phase (U12 to U16) Coach: John Prince
Lead Foundation Phase Coach (U5 to U11): Paul Gray
Head of Recruitment and Academy Safeguarding Officer: Andy Livingstone
Head of Academy Education: Philip Brown
Head of Academy Medicine and Sports Science: Jonathan Griffiths
Performance Analyst: Aaron Dagger 
Academy Administrator: Ruth Fensome
Host Family: Joan McCallion

Latest Academy News

Youth Team

Youth Team Gallery: Lincoln City (H)

6 January 2021

Take a look back at the youth team's FA Youth Cup tie against Lincoln City in photos.

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Youth Team

Harrison Rues Missed Chances

6 January 2021

Preston North End Academy manager Nick Harrison feels his side were left to rue their lack of ruthlessness in front of goal as they were beaten 1-0 by Lincoln City in the FA Youth Cup.

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Youth Team

Huddart Seeking Greater Ruthlessness

6 January 2021

Harry Huddart said the youth team needed to be more ruthless as they lost 1-0 to Lincoln City in the FA Youth Cup third round at Deepdale.

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Youth Team

Dooley Relishing Leader’s Role For FA Youth Cup Tie

4 January 2021

Ben Dooley is looking to use his experience of playing in the FA Youth Cup to support his younger team-mates as Preston North End U18s prepare to host Lincoln City U18s in the third of the competition...

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Youth Team

Lincoln City U18s Match Preview

4 January 2021

Preston North End U18s will host Lincoln City on Wednesday afternoon, looking to make a positive start to the 2021 in the form of progression to the next round of the FA Youth Cup.

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Youth Team

FA Youth Cup Kick-Off Brought Forward

4 January 2021

Preston North End’s FA Youth Cup tie against Lincoln City will now kick-off at the earlier time of 3pm.

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Youth Team

FA Youth Cup Tie Rearranged

22 December 2020

Preston North End’s FA Youth Cup third round tie against Lincoln City has been postponed following a pitch inspection on Tuesday morning.

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Youth Team

FA Youth Cup Tie Rearranged

13 December 2020

Preston North End U18s’ FA Youth Cup tie against Lincoln City has been rearranged for Tuesday 22nd December.

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