Alex Ackerley has been appointed as Head Coach by Loughborough University Football Club until the end of the season.
Ackerley who is a former undergraduate and postgraduate student at Loughborough University has moved through both the Mens and Womens Football Clubs since his association with the University. As well as his involvement at the University Ackerley has also spent time as Coaching Assistant at Seattle Reign and YDP Coach at Burton Albion FC Academy.
During his time with the Loughborough University first team last year Alex led the Scholars to the BUCS Northern Premiership Title. In addition to overseeing the 2-0 victory over Liverpool U18 in May and managing the scholars in the friendly fixture against England U18’s in preparation for the Toulon Tournament.
Since taking over as head coach the Scholars have lost four and won five in the Total Motion Midlands Football League Premier Division. Four of these wins have come in the last five games as well as progression in the Leicestershire County Cup with victory over Market Harborough.