Lee Waddington is one of the highest qualified and respected youth academy football coaches in England. Having worked and developed young pre academy players through to attaining first team level, Lee is vastly knowledgeable and trusted in his approach and genuine interest in individual talent, levels of ability and importantly enjoyment of the game.
Lee has thirty years of professional experience, where he has held various key positions from Scout to Head of Recruitment and Phase Lead Coach at clubs such as Manchester United, Blackburn Rovers, Manchester City, Nottingham Forest and most recently with the Burnley Academy. He currently holds the UEFA A License, FA Advanced Youth Award and a Masters Degree in Sport Psychology. with experience of working at Manchester United, Manchester City, Nottingham Forest and most recently with the Burnley Academy.