AIRBUS have appointed academy director Lee Starkey as the club's first head of coaching.

Lee, who recently gained his Uefa A Licence, will be rersponsible for:

  • developing players and increasing the amount of better players in Wales
  • establishing a sustainable system and approach to coach development within the Academy
  • developing coaches so that they improve and perform to the best of their potential and are consequently able to maximise the potential of the players that they work with
  • developing community links so that sustainable relationships are built and perform to the best of their potential

2We were delighted with the skills of the applicants and following a lengthy discussion at the club’s board meeting last night Lee was selected," says general manager Jonathan Williams.