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Academy Who's Who?

Co-youth directors: Mark Hawkins & Steve Hymas

Head of Youth: Simon Ward
Head Goalkeeper Coach: Stephen Brown
Child Welfare Officer: Liam Jones
Under-7s coaches: Mac Everington & Steve Roberts
Under-8s coach: Charlie Hardwick
Under-8s shadow squad coaches: Fred Coggeran & James Gregory
Under-9s coaches: Simon Hennessey & Karl Musgrove
Under-10s coaches: Marc Walters & Richard Crump
Under-11s coaches: Ian Clark & Richard Hipkiss
Under-12s coaches: Jamie Wakelin & Ryan Bridge
Under-13s coaches: Mark Richards & Paul Whyle
Under-14s coach: Liam Jones
Under-14s shadow squad coaches: David Brown & David Thorpe
Under-15s coaches: Ashley Neville, David Butler & Nigel Dobney
Under-16s coaches: Simon Ward, Neil Bainbridge & Mark Vella


Open trials are held every year in June for our elite and shadow squads and these can be applied for by any player which qualifies for under 7s - under 16s for the forthcoming season.

Trial application forms are issued through official club channels prior to trial dates.