Tottenham Hotspur Football Club Academy develops talented young footballers from the age of 8 to 18yrs. Following the implementation of the Premier League Elite Player Performance Plan and our Audit by Double Pass Ltd we were awarded Category One status. The Academy employs a large team of staff to identify, recruit, coach, develop and support approximately 205 talented young players.
To be one of the world’s leading football Clubs renowned for a strong association with its community and a long tradition of developing young talent that plays football the ‘Tottenham Hotspur’ way.
To create an elite environment that attracts, retains and develops top quality players providing an ongoing supply of academy graduates to the First Team squad, whilst ensuring those individuals who fall short of this standard have the necessary skills and education to enable them to achieve success either at another football club or in a vocational career.
The Academy players in the Professional Development phase are full-time and are registered on Scholarship contracts, as part of their all-round education the players complete an academic education programme alongside their football commitments. Our players in the Youth Development phase combine their club training programme with attendance at their own school, this involves training evenings, weekends and during day release. The Foundation phase squads training programmes take place after school and at weekends.
The Academy education programme is in place and encourages each player to reach his full potential as he passes through the development phases. This education provision is designed to be flexible and to provide support for each player to achieve whilst remaining in their school of preference. It includes both formal and informal education which reinforces the high expectations of the Academy in relation to the ‘Tottenham Hotspur Standard’ of: Team Spirit; Friendship; Excellence; Elite Player Conduct; Co-operation; Effort and Persistence and Respect, and encompasses our holistic approach.
The Academy squads participate in the Premier League games programme along with a number of National, European and Worldwide tournaments.
Academy Manager & Head of Coaching - John McDermott
Head of Academy Operations & Performance - Dean Rastrick
Professional Development Phase Coach - Ugo EhioguProfessional Development Phase Coach - Matt WellsProfessional Development Phase Coach - Paul BrushProfessional Development Phase Coach - Kieran McKenna
Youth Development Phase Lead Coach - Justin CochraneYouth Development Phase Coach - Mehmet Ali
Foundation Phase Lead Coach - Gary Broadhurst (Safeguarding Officer)Foundation Phase Coach - Michael Donaldson
Head of Academy Goalkeeping - Perry SucklingGoalkeeping Coach - Rob BurchGoalkeeping Coach - Alex WelshAcademy Coach - Bradley AllenAcademy Coach - Will AntwiAcademy Coach - Tony TillbrookAcademy Coach - Trevor DuberryAcademy Coach - Ryan HallAcademy Coach - Joe StauntonAcademy Coach - Daryl McMahonAcademy Coach - Aaron CatoAcademy Coach - Glen HicksHead of Academy Science & Medicine - Aaron HarrisAcademy Doctor - Imtiaz AhmadAcademy Physiotherapist - Adam PaxtonAcademy Physiotherapist - David McGinness
Head of Academy Physical Development - Matt AllenAcademy Physical Development Coach - Charlie MooreAcademy Sports Science Intern - Chris Riley
Academy Performance Analyst - Luke GeorgiouAcademy Performance Analyst - Andrew RatnageAcademy Performance Analyst - Josh SmithAcademy Performance Analyst - Charlie Turnbull
Academy Recruitment Officer - Jason Hogg
Academy Head of Education - Trevor WebbAcademy Education Officer – David RainfordAcademy Education Assistant – Helene Michaels
Academy Administration Manager - Luke GodfreyAcademy Administrator – Tina GoldAcademy Transport Coordinator – Nick Boulli
Academy Kit Manager - Tavish MahandruDevelopment/Academy Kit Assistant - Stan White
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