our academy staff

James Prieditis

Academy Manager / DSO

Lee Thorpe

Professional Development Phase Lead Coach / DSO

Darren Finch

Youth Development Phase Lead Coach / DSO

Mark Read

Foundation Phase Lead Coach / DSO

Lee Wilshaw

Head of Academy Education / Under 14 Coach / DSO

David Armstrong

Under 13 Coach

Kisimba Kisimba

Under 13 Coach

Imad Boudjadar

Under 11 Coach

Josh Rutherford

Under 11 Coach

Phil McGahey

Under 10 Coach

Scott Webster

Under 10 Coach

Jake Gardner

Under 9 Coach

Emmanuel Asifo

Under 9 Coach

Kris Dixon

Head of Academy Goalkeeping

Liam Welby

Senior Sports Therapist

Matthew Howarth


Dominic Gregson

Academy Sports Therapist

Johnson Chandigere

Head of Academy Psychology

Matt Meskell

Head of Academy Analysis

Roy Thickett

Academy Safeguarding Lead

Danny Sullivan

Academy Player Care Lead

Sarah Ashton

Academy Secretary

Foundation Phase Lead Scout (U8 to U12)