Ian Thornton was appointed Football in the Community Officer
in July 2001 replacing FA bound Jamie Houchen. Ian joined the
scheme in 1995, and within this time has held the positions of
Assistant F.I.T.C. Officer and Football Development Officer. Ian
also holds the UEFA ‘B’ Coaching license.
Ian joined the club's academy in 2003 and looks after the Under
15s and Under 16s sides