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Academy Staff

Academy Staff

Academy Manager: Nick Harrison
Lead Professional Phase (U18) Coach: Andy Fensome
Head of Coaching: Michael Stringfellow
Professional Development Phase (U18 and U16) Coach: John Welsh
Lead Academy Goalkeeper Coach: Dave Rodgerson
Lead Youth Development Phase (U12 to U16) Coach: Adam Pinch
Lead Foundation Phase Coach (U7 to U11): Melissa Brown
Head of Academy Education and Designated Safeguarding Officer: Philip Brown
Academy Administrator: Ruth Fensome
Academy Accomodation Manager: Paul May
Academy Performance Analyst & Lead Pre-Academy Coach: James McGown
Head of Academy Recruitment, Loans and Player Pathway: James Beet
Academy Player Care Manager: Charlie Russell

Latest Academy News

Youth Team 5 May 2024

U19s Clinch League And Cup Double

Preston North End’s U19s have been crowned Youth Alliance League winners, adding to the Youth Alliance Cup victory earlier in the campaign!

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Youth Team 4 May 2024

Academy Complete League And Cup Double

Following Saturday’s 1-0 win against Walsall at Springfields, North End’s U18s were crowned as Youth Alliance North West Division champions for 2023/24 - with Wrexham failing to secure the single...

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Youth Team 11 April 2024

Gallery: North End Win Youth Alliance Cup!

Take a look through Ian Robinson's best photos from Fratton Park as North End's youngsters lifted the Youth Alliance Cup!

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Youth Team 10 April 2024

Reaction From North End’s Youth Alliance Cup Champions

After lifting the Youth Alliance Cup trophy at Fratton Park, the Preston North End players and management gave their reaction to the victory.

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Youth Team 10 April 2024

Match Preview: Portsmouth (A), Youth Alliance Cup Final

Preston North End U18s will look to become Youth Alliance Cup champions on Wednesday evening as they take on Portsmouth at Fratton Park.

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Youth Team 5 April 2024

Free Travel Available For Youth Alliance Cup Final

Preston North End U18s will take on Portsmouth at Fratton Park in the Youth Alliance Cup final on Wednesday 10th April, and free travel is available for this fixture.

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Youth Team 21 March 2024

Fenners Previews Northern Cup Final

Andy Fensome wants his players to experience the highs of reaching a cup final this weekend, but is well aware of the test his PNE U18s side will face.

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Youth Team 19 March 2024

Support PNE U18s In Youth Alliance Cup Northern Final

Preston North End U18s will look to seal a place in the national final of the Youth Alliance Cup when they face Grimsby Town on Saturday.

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