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Andy Dobby Appointed Foundation Football Development Manager

Andy Dobby has been appointed as the Foundation’s newĀ Football Development Manager.

Andy will lead the plan to sustain and grow football participation over the next three years. He will manage the football development team that delivers term time and holiday soccer schools, advanced coaching, college and university football coaching and the Foundation’s specific girls and disability talent pathways. He will also lead on coach education for all Foundation coaching staff and volunteers.

After spending schoolboy years playing at the NUFC Academy, Andy was an apprentice footballer with Darlington FC between 2006 and 2008 beforeĀ taking on a sessional coaching role with the Foundation in 2008Ā while studying and playing local non-league football.

He took on the role of a full-time community coach in 2011 working on a range of Foundation programmes before becomingĀ Football Development Officer in 2014.

Andy has also coached at the Academy for the last seven years, and is currently Head Coach of the Under 10 age group. He is also a coach educator for the FA and afPE, delivering a range of coaching qualifications.


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