Roy Smith, Assistant head of pre-Academy coaching - Liverpool FC

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Roy Smith

Assistant head of pre-Academy coaching

Roy Smith

Roy Smith is the assistant head of pre-Academy coaching working alongside Steve Gorst and Ricky Heywood.

A popular figure in Kirkby, after 16 years at the club in a part-time role, Roy joined the pre-Academy coaching team in a full time capacity in March 2023.

For the best part of two decades, Roy’s commitment and endeavour towards the Academy has been anything but part-time with players and parents across all age groups having glowing recollections of their time in the pre-academy under Roy’s stewardship.

Working with our youngest age groups which range from our U5s through to U8s, Roy demonstrates admirable levels of compassion, understanding and patience towards our young players.

He has a vast experience and expertise in youth coaching along w...

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