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Academy Staff

Academy Staff

Academy Manager and Lead Professional Development Phase Coach (U18): Nick Harrison
Liaison Coach: Alan Kelly
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

Fensome Has High Hopes For U18s

14 June 2017

Young defender Lewis Fensome is looking forward to his return to action after a long spell on the sidelines.

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Youth Team

Josh Earl Aims To Continue Development Next Season

26 April 2017

Josh Earl wants to continue developing at Preston North End next season following his fine campaign with the club’s academy.

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Youth Team

Match Report: Carlisle United U18 5-2 PNE U18

26 April 2017

Ten-man Preston North End U18s suffered a 5-2 defeat away to Carlisle United in their final match of the season on Tuesday afternoon.

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Youth Team

Harry Garstang Frustrated By Burnley Defeat

23 April 2017

Preston North End youth team forward Harry Garstang felt a lack of quality in attacking areas was the difference as the U18s fell to a 3-1 home defeat against Burnley on Saturday.

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Youth Team

Match Report: PNE U18 1-3 Burnley U18

23 April 2017

Tom Stead’s first-half header was not enough to preserve Preston North End U18s’ unbeaten run, as Burnley came out 3-1 winners at UCLan Sports Arena on Saturday morning.

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Youth Team

Academy Trio Awarded Professional Deals

13 April 2017

Three current second year scholars have been offered professional contracts at Preston North End for the 2017/18 season.

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Youth Team

Oscar O’Neil Praises Team Performance

10 April 2017

Oscar O’Neil claimed the overall team performance was key in Preston North End U18s’ 2-0 home triumph over Bury on Saturday morning.

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Youth Team

Kian Smarts Hails Walsall Victory

6 April 2017

Kian Smart thought Preston North End U18s put in one of their best performances of their season in a 4-3 home win against Walsall on Tuesday.

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