Returned to Portman Road prior to the start of the 2012/13 season to head up the Town Academy. Bryan is a well respected figure around the Club having previously helped the Town youngsters win the FA Youth Cup in 2005, and later going on to assist former boss Jim Magilton, before leaving the Club under Roy Keane’s reign. Bryan returned to Suffolk following a spell working at Tottenham Hotspur.
Former Town player whose career had to be cut short due to a number of injuries. Gerard was promoted to U23 manager following the departure of Mark Kennedy having formerly been in charge of the U18 side. A highly respected coach who will oversee the development of the youngsters closest to Town’s first-team.
A former Town player, Alan finished his career as a player/coach at Portman Road before moving into a new role of U18 manager at the beginning of the 2016/17 season following the departure of Mark Kennedy and the subsequent promotion of Gerard Nash to the U23s. As well as his time at Town, Alan also had spells as a player with Burnley, Rotherham, Cardiff, Crystal Palace, Huddersfield, and a handful of loans with different clubs.
As head of the Academy analysis team, Scott dissects the performances of Town’s U23 side and also works alongside U18 analyst George Buckley. Scott has worked in the Academy for a handful of years now, and moved into the position of Head of Academy Performance Analysis at the start of the 2016/17 season.
As Psychological Performance Coach, Lori provides support for all players and coaching staff, from Foundation to First Team. She joined ITFC in 2013, after she spent 8 years at Colchester Utd FC as physio assistant & massage therapist and 6 years at Loughborough Uni as Sporting Club Coordinator & Elite Sport Mentor. Lori is member of the National Counseling Society, she holds a BSc in Sports & Exercise Science and an MSc in Applied Sports & Exercise Psychology and she is soon to start PhD in Applied Sport Psychology.