Coaching staff

Liam Brady- Outgoing Head of Youth Development/ Academy Manager*

David Court- Assistant Head of Youth Development

Terry Burton- Head of Academy Coaching

Steve Gatting- Under-21s Coach

Carl Laraman- Under-18s Coach

Kwame Ampadu- Youth Development Coach

Roy Massey- Assistant Academy Director

Lee Smelt- Academy Goalkeeping Coach

Steve Leonard- Academy Coach

Dennis Rockall- Academy Kit Manager

Des Ryan- Head of Sports Medicine and Athletic Development

Alastair Thrush- Academy Physiotherapist

Jordan Reece- Academy Physiotherapist

Richard Goddard- Academy Physiotherapist

Dr Ges Steinbergs- Academy Doctor

Dr Ali A Alibhai- Academy Doctor

Craig Gant- Academy Strength and Conditioning Coach

Mark Armitage- Academy Strength and Conditioning Coach

Padraig Roche- Academy Strength and Conditioning Coach


* Will be replaced by Andries Jonker on July 1st, 2014.


4 thoughts on “Coaching staff

    Mr know said:
    December 31, 2012 at 12:08 pm

    Hi mr bird , I notice you have lots of info on arsenal youth , can you tell me how many times a week you attend hale end , ” for those of you that don’t know what or where hale end is ” it’s where the arsenal youth train . NOT with the first team , but please tell us how you obtain your info and when do you get to watch the progress of arsenals young talent . Kind regards . ” in the know”

    louay said:
    August 18, 2013 at 6:48 pm

    I’m from saudi arabia to mecca en rollment born in 1994,I hope the Arsenal Academy and I hope to help me so I take travel costs you ČÓ send me a visa housing security and clamid can all the bargained wish to respond to quickly my Email: or my mobile nomber:00966592075108. Thanks

    lacey butwell said:
    September 13, 2013 at 9:18 am

    arsenal u21 need a left back now. there struggling in the left back position. there’s a boy called jamiah plentie who lives in enfield. really good modern day fullback. should have a look at him. use to play for tottenham, chelsea, barnet and watford

    peter kilbane said:
    April 17, 2014 at 6:17 pm

    Firstly how can you get a trial with the arsenal academy?Secondly how are people able to contact the staff at the academy

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