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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

Rodwell-Grant’s Confidence High After Emphatic Win

1 December 2019

Youth team forward Joe Rodwell-Grant praised the collective performance of the squad and was pleased with the positive part he is playing in the team’s success.

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Youth Team

FA Youth Cup Details Confirmed

28 November 2019

Details for PNE's FA Youth Cup third round tie against Bristol City have now been confirmed.

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Youth Team

Tranmere Rovers U18 2 PNE U18 3

25 November 2019

Brian McManus came off the bench to complete an impressive turnaround for the youth team, with his long-range effort the decisive strike in a 3-2 win away at Tranmere Rovers.

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Youth Team

Ben Dooley Receives LFE Goal Of The Month Nomination

15 November 2019

Youth team midfielder Ben Dooley has been nominated for the LFE Goal of the Month award for October for his superb match-winning goal against Oldham Athletic last month.

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Youth Team

Youth Team To Face Bristol City In FA Youth Cup Third Round

8 November 2019

The youth team have been drawn at home against Bristol City in the third round of the FA Youth Cup.

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Youth Team

Carlisle United U18 1 PNE U18 3

2 November 2019

Jacob Holland-Wilkinson scored two headers as the youth team made it four matches without defeat in seeing off Carlisle United with a 3-1 win at Creighton Rugby Club.

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Youth Team

PNE U18 2 Walsall U18 2

20 October 2019

Hafizul Rahman and Joe Rodwell-Grant were on the scoresheet as the youth team twice came from behind to earn a 2-2 draw against Walsall.

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Youth Team

Dooley Surprises Himself With Splendid Strike

13 October 2019

Ben Dooley appeared to have surprised even himself with his wonderful strike against Oldham Athletic, which proved the match-winning goal in the 1-0 triumph over Oldham Athletic.

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