Coaching

We have four phases for our footballers to progress through; Pre-Academy, Foundation Phase, Youth Development Phase and Professional Development Phase

The coaching set-up at Bristol City Academy has grown in size and in quality in recent seasons. All of our coaches have achieved the necessary coaching awards to help develop each individual player develop into skilled, mature and well-rounded footballers.

The coaches are on the front-line when it comes to implementing the Bristol City philosophy, whether they are training with the Pre-Academy or breaking into the first team with the Under-23 squad. 

Full-time Coaching Staff

Head of Academy Coaching - Dave Horseman
Under-23 Coach - Luke Williams
Under-23 Assistant Coach - Alex Ball
Under-18 Coach - Trevor Challis
Under-18 Assistant Coach - Neil Swift
Head of Goalkeeping - Ali Hines
Head Of Schoolboy Coaching - Luke Hussey
Lead Youth Development Phase Coach - Dave Buckwell
Lead Foundation Phase Coach - Dean Parsons
Pre-Academy Manager - Ian Rossiter