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Professional Development Phase Coach

Steve Thornber

U18 Coaching Team


Former player Steve Thornber joined the Iron's academy set-up in October 2017 on an interim role.

He assumes the role of Youth Development Phase Lead Coach on a temporary baiss while Kev Austin remains off on sick leave.

His most recent appointment in coaching came at Bradford City where he was Head of Academy Coaching before a restructuring saw him depart the Northern Commercials Stadium in the summer.

Academy Manager Tony Daws said: “Steve is another ex-player of the club, of which we have a few, which is great. I think it always helps having a former player as they have an affinity with the club and understand the culture. He comes in to oversee the department on an interim basis.”