Academy Staff

Dave Currie

Dave Currie FW (1)

Head of Academy & Youth Team Manager

Dave has moved from full-time teaching into the role of Head of Academy & Youth Team Manager, overseeing all areas from the U15’s through to the Academy team itself. He is a UEFA B qualified coach and has played at a variety of levels before stopping after a succession of knee ops to concentrate on teaching and coaching.

Dave and his assistant Danny Ellis have an excellent track record of producing young players with a number of the former Youth team players now playing professional and semi-professional football.

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Danny Ellis

Danny Ellis FW

Head Coach

Danny is a local lad and fans’ favourite from his years as a first team player at Nethermoor. He is also a UEFA licensed coach and an important part of Dave Currie’s staff.

Ellis is currently undertaking his UEFA A license and still playing in the National League North where he captains local club Farsley Celtic.

Ben Walker

Academy and Community Coach

Ben was part of the initial Academy group of players and has now progressed into coaching with the Academy.

He also works for the Community Foundation and plays a crucial part in their football coaching sessions.

He is a UEFA B qualified coach and is still playing in the NE Counties.

Luke Wilson

Goalkeeper Coach

Luke is another graduate of the Academy who has moved into coaching whilst still playing semi-professional football.