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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

Gallery: PNE U18s v Blackpool (A)

20 September 2020

A selection of photographs from the youth team's emphatic 6-0 win over local rivals Blackpool, thanks to Adam Gee Photography.

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Youth Team

Rodwell-Grant ‘Over The Moon’ With Derby Day Hat-Trick

20 September 2020

Joe Rodwell-Grant said he was ‘over the moon’ after scoring a hat-trick as PNE U18s stormed to a 6-0 win over local rivals Blackpool.

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Youth Team

Nevin Pleased To Play His Part On Youth Team Debut

13 September 2020

PNE U18 centre back Harry Nevin was pleased to play his part in the side’s opening day win against Carlisle United.

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Youth Team

Dooley Relishing Mentor Role For New Youth Team Season

9 September 2020

PNE Academy midfielder Ben Dooley is relishing his newfound mentor role as he prepares to enter his second season as a scholar in the U18 squad.

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Youth Team

Youth Team Fixtures Confirmed For 2020/21 Season

9 September 2020

Preston North End’s U18 side are set to commence the 2020/21 EFL North West Youth Alliance league season at home to Carlisle United this Saturday, their first competitive game since March.

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Youth Team

Jacob Holland-Wilkinson Nominated For LFE Goal Of The Season

31 July 2020

Jacob Holland-Wilkinson has been nominated for the League Football Education's [LFE] Goal of the Season award for his strike against Bristol City at Deepdale in December.

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Youth Team

Ten New Scholars Sign For Preston North End

9 July 2020

Preston North End have bolstered their Academy ranks with the addition of ten new scholars to the youth team squad.

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Youth Team

Youth Team 2019/20 Season Review

9 May 2020

The 2019/20 season is over for Preston North End’s U18 side, following confirmation from the EFL that the current campaign has been terminated with immediate effect.

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