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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

Holland-Wilkinson Delighted With Award Ahead Of FA Youth Cup Clash

10 Hours ago

First year scholar Jacob Holland-Wilkinson was delighted to pick up the LFE Goal of the Month award for December for his strike in last month's FA Youth Cup third round.

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Youth Team

FA Youth Cup Fourth Round Tie Rearranged

15 January 2020

Preston North End's FA Youth Cup fourth round tie against Oxford United will now be played at Deepdale on Monday 20th January, with a 7pm kick-off.

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Youth Team

FA Youth Cup Tie Postponed

15 January 2020

PNE U18s' FA Youth Cup fourth round tie against Oxford United has been postponed.

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Youth Team

PNE Duo Nominated For LFE Goal Of The Month

14 January 2020

Academy players Joe Nolan and Jacob Holland-Wilkinson have both been nominated for December’s LFE Goal of the Month Award for their respective volleys in North End’s 2-0 FA Youth Cup victory over...

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Youth Team

Jimmy Corcoran On 'A Big Game'

14 January 2020

Preston North End U18s goalkeeper Jimmy Corcoran says he and his teammates are prepared for a big game when they meet Oxford United in the FA Youth Cup fourth round on Wednesday.

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Youth Team

Fensome Says Confidence High Ahead of FA Youth Cup Tie

13 January 2020

Youth team coach Andy Fensome says Preston North End’s U18s are full of confidence ahead of their trip to face Oxford United in the FA Youth Cup fourth round on Wednesday night.

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Youth Team

FA Youth Cup Fourth Round Details Confirmed

7 January 2020

North End will travel to Oxford United on Wednesday 15th January in the fourth round of the FA Youth Cup.

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Youth Team

McFayden Pleased After Great Team Performance Earns Win

5 January 2020

Lincoln McFayden was very happy with the entire team’s performance as PNE U18 beat Blackpool 2-0 at UCLan Sports Arena.

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