Academy Staff

Glenn Vaughan – Academy Director

Glenn is a UEFA qualified coach that has taken Youth Modules 1, 2 & 3. He has worked with a number of academies (in a number of roles) including Peterborough United FC (League One), Nottingham Forest FC (Championship) and many more.

Glenn will deliver the day-to-day training with all Academy players as well as organisation of events from trials to tours.

He will also be delivering the education side of the programme as well having recently qualified as a teacher.




Jodie Bartle – Lead Tutor

Jodie will oversee the education side of the programme whilst continuing to play whilst assisting with football activities. Jodie has previously taught in main streams schools as a PE Teacher before turning professional and playing for Celtic Ladies.

Jodie has shared some very valuable experiences and bits of advise to our Students already.









Rhys Davies – Assistant Coach

Rhys has a real passion for passing on his experiences to the younger generation of players, he also has a real passion for Arsenal FC.








Josh Hollobon – Goalkeeper Coach

Josh will be woking with our goalkeepers regularly to improve our goalkeepers, Josh was a former pupil of our Football Academy before he went on to study at UCFB and is now applying his trade a goalkeeper coach at a Championship football club.