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): Melissa Brown
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: Finton O'Leary
Academy Administrator: Ruth Fensome
Host Family: Joan McCallion
Latest Academy News
PNE Bolster Academy With Ten New Scholars16 June 2021
Preston North End have strengthened their Academy by adding ten scholars to the squad ahead of the 2021/22 season.
O'Neill Nominated For LFE Goal Of The Month17 May 2021
Academy midfielder Mikey O’Neill has been nominated for the April LFE Goal of the Month Award for his stunner against Oldham Athletic.
Joe Blanchard Reflects On Season Finale2 May 2021
Joe Blanchard admitted PNE U18 were punished for their own mistakes in their 4-4 draw with Tranmere Rovers.
Lewis Coulton: “It Just Wasn’t Our Day”25 April 2021
Lewis Coulton said it just wasn’t the youth side’s day after they were narrowly beaten 1-0 away at Walsall.
Joe Rodwell-Grant Nominated For LFE Goal Of The Month20 April 2021
Second year scholar Joe Rodwell-Grant has been shortlisted for the LFE Goal of the Month award for March.
Nevin Pleased With Reaction18 April 2021
Harry Nevin said he was pleased with how his side reacted after Tuesday’s defeat to Rochdale after North End eased to a 3-1 victory over the same opponents on Saturday.
O'Neil Pleased With Character To Complete Comeback11 April 2021
Mikey O’Neil was full of praise for his side after their 4-2 victory against Oldham Athletic away from home in the North West Youth Alliance league on Saturday.