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Academy Staff

Academy Staff

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

Latest Academy News

Youth Team

Cottam Credits Whole Team For Clean Sheet

14 January 2018

Youth team goalkeeper James Cottam credited his teammates on all areas of the pitch as they helped to secure a clean sheet in the 2-0 success at Rotherham United in the Youth Alliance Cup.

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Youth Team

Gallery: Youth Team vs Wigan Athletic

7 January 2018

Preston North End’s U18s fell to a 3-0 defeat against Wigan Athletic at UCLan Sports Arena on Saturday.

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Youth Team

Clinical Finishing Key For O’Reilly

7 January 2018

Youth team midfielder Adam O’Reilly felt Wigan Athletic’s clinical finishing was the difference between them and Preston North End’s youngsters on Saturday, as the Latics emerged from UCLan Sports...

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Youth Team

Brannigan Boosted After Netting Hattrick

21 December 2017

Youth team forward Darren Brannigan was delighted to score a hattrick in a superb 6-1 away win against Lincoln City.

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Youth Team

Late Fleetwood Equaliser Tough To Take For Baxter

17 December 2017

Youth team midfielder Jack Baxter felt conceding a stoppage time equaliser during a 3-3 draw away to Fleetwood Town was harsh on Preston North End’s youngsters.

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Youth Team

Charlie Lyons On Learning Curve Against Spurs

12 December 2017

Irish Academy defender Charlie Lyons spoke to iFollow PNE after the U18s’ FA Youth Cup defeat at Tottenham Hotspur on Tuesday afternoon.

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Youth Team

Nick Harrison Gives Reaction To Spurs Clash

12 December 2017

Academy manager Nick Harrison spoke to iFollow after his side’s FA Youth Cup defeat to Tottenham Hotspur on Tuesday afternoon.

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Youth Team

Spurs Test Excites Fensome

12 December 2017

Youth team captain Lewis Fensome is looking forward to making his FA Youth Cup debut and testing himself against Tottenham Hotspur on Tuesday afternoon.

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