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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

Amaral: "Plenty Of Room For Improvement"

29 November 2020

Dana de Oliveira Amaral has insisted there is plenty of room for improvement for Preston North End U18s after they narrowly lost 3-2 against local rivals Bolton Wanderers.

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Youth Team

Date Confirmed For Lincoln City FA Youth Cup Tie

26 November 2020

Preston North End U18s’ FA Youth Cup third round tie away to Lincoln City will take place on Friday 4th December, with a 7pm kick-off.

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Youth Team

Dooley On A Hard-Fought Win

22 November 2020

Ben Dooley said that PNE U18s ‘fought hard’ and ‘were up to the challenge’ in their North West Youth Alliance victory over Salford City.

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Youth Team

Youth Team To Face Oldham Athletic Or Lincoln City In FA Youth Cup

13 November 2020

Preston North End U18s will face Oldham Athletic or Lincoln City in the third of the FA Youth Cup.

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Youth Team

Holland-Wilkinson Praises Battling Display

8 November 2020

Jacob Holland-Wilkinson was full of praise for the ‘dominant’ youth side performance in their win against Shrewsbury Town.

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Youth Team

Joe Rodwell-Grant Joins Bamber Bridge

30 October 2020

Youth team forward Joe Rodwell-Grant has been recalled from his spell at Chorley and has joined Bamber Bridge on a month's work experience.

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Youth Team

Green Eager To Score More Goals

29 October 2020

Vaughn Green is eager for more goals after getting off the mark for the youth side in their 2-2 Youth Alliance Cup draw at Doncaster Rovers.

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Youth Team

Bennett Pleased With Role In Comeback

25 October 2020

Aaron Bennett said scoring a hattrick in the youth team’s 5-5 draw and playing a major role in their fightback from 5-2 down gave him and his team-mates a ‘good feeling’.

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