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Lead Professional Development Phase Coach

Tom Parrinello

Academy


Tom has been with the Academy in a number of capacities for 17 years.

He was signed as a Pre-Academy Under 8 player and progressed all the way through the system to be offered a scholarship at the age of 15.

One year into his two-year scholarship Tom was offered an early professional contract and was a professional with the club for three and a half years.

During this time the club gained promotion from League 2 to League 1 via a play off final at Wembley against Shrewsbury Town.

Tom made his first team professional debut aged 18 against Rushden & Diamonds in the FA Cup 2nd Round.