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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

Joe Nolan Named In LFE's 'The 11'

19 March 2020

PNE U18s midfielder Joe Nolan has been named in the League Football Education's 'The 11' for March 2020.

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Youth Team

Youth Team Duo Join Clitheroe On Work Experience

28 February 2020

Second year scholars Lincoln McFayden and Tyrhys Dolan have joined Clitheroe FC on work experience for the remainder of the season.

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Youth Team

Tyrhys: “I Will Keep Being Confident”

23 February 2020

PNE youth team forward Tyrhys Dolan responded to Tuesday night’s FA Youth Cup exit with a goal during a 4-0 thumping of fellow league competitors Oldham Athletic and has challenged himself to keep the...

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Youth Team

Gallery: Youth Team vs Blackburn Rovers

19 February 2020

A gallery of photos from the FA Youth Cup tie at Ewood Park, including a selection of fan photos!

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Youth Team

Harrison Pleased With Positive Performance Despite Defeat

19 February 2020

Academy manager Nick Harrison was pleased with the way his side performed on Tuesday night despite exiting the FA Youth Cup in the fifth round.

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Youth Team

Tyler Williams: “It Is A Tough One To Take”

19 February 2020

Preston North End youth team centre half Tyler Williams reflected on his side’s FA Youth Cup defeat to Blackburn Rovers and admitted it was something they can learn from.

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Youth Team

Fenners On FA Youth Cup Clash At Ewood Park

17 February 2020

Youth team coach Andy Fensome says that the upcoming FA Youth Cup clash against Blackburn Rovers is a great opportunity for the side.

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Youth Team

McFayden On An Exciting Tie

17 February 2020

Lincoln McFayden says that the U18s are feeling confident as they prepare to travel to Blackburn Rovers for the fifth round of the FA Youth Cup.

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