Youth Academy Staff

Youth Academy Staff
Youth Academy Staff

Academy Staff


Allan McManus - Head of Youth

Former professional footballer Allan McManus was picked to succeed David Longwell as Head of Youth Development in March 2016. Allan's career spanned over 20 years at various levels which saw him play in a number of cup finals, gaining crucial experience which he can now transfer to the players in the Youth Academy.

Allan has worked at First Team level as Assistant Manager and also for the last 5 years he has worked within the Academy at St Mirren. 

Andy Webster - U20s coach

Andy Webster joined the St Mirren Youth Academy in the summer of 2017 after hanging up his boots following a near 20 year-playing career.

The ex-defender played with teams such as Hearts, Rangers, Dundee United and Wigan and was capped at international level with Scotland before bringing his playing career to a close at the Buddies. 

Ross Paterson - Assistant Head of Youth and Head of Goalkeeping

Ross Paterson joined the St Mirren Academy as Assistant Head of Youth following Max Rogers' departure in 2016. Ross was previously in charge of the St Mirren in the Community programme and had been involved in the junior academy before making the move to Ralston on a full-time basis where he doubles up as Assistant Head of Youth and Head of Goalkeeping for St Mirren.
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