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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): Melissa Brown
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: Finton O'Leary
Academy Administrator: Ruth Fensome
Host Family: Joan McCallion

Latest Academy News

Youth Team

John Welsh Back At PNE In Coaching Role

15 October 2021

Former Preston North End captain John Welsh will re-join the club as the Lead Development Phase Coach.

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Youth Team

Harry Hoping To Bounce Back

10 October 2021

Harry Nevin felt the team created plenty of chances but 'lacked that clinical edge' after Saturday's loss to Accrington Stanley.

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Youth Team

Vaughn Green Delighted To Score In Fleetwood Demolition

3 October 2021

Preston North End U19s forward Vaughn Green described scoring in his side’s 7-0 win over Fleetwood on his return from injury as ‘unbelievable.’

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Youth Team

O'Neill Delighted To Progress In Cup

25 September 2021

Preston North End’s Mikey O’Neill felt the team put in a 'decent performance' to get the victory against Bradford City and was delighted to get through to the next round of the cup.

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Youth Team

Duggan Plays Important Role In Accrington Win

19 September 2021

Goalkeeper Declyn Duggan was pleased with his contribution to Preston North End U19s’ 3-1 victory over Accrington Stanley.

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Youth Team

Focus Is Key For Mfuni

12 September 2021

Teddy Mfuni felt the team played well but lacked that finishing touch after falling to a late defeat away at Carlisle United.

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Youth Team

Gallery: PNE U19 2 Rochdale U19 1

5 September 2021

Club photographer Ian Robinson was on hand to capture the action as PNE U19s sealed their third successive win with a 2-1 victory at home to Rochdale.

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Youth Team

Lewis Leigh Captains Young Lilywhites To Victory

5 September 2021

First year scholar Lewis Leigh led Preston North End U19s to a 2-1 win over Rochdale in his first competitive match of the campaign.

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