Paul Heckingbottom has won only three of his 15 Leeds games in charge.
Leeds' Under-18 side could be just one win away from winning the Professional Development League.
Leeds United's Under-18 side endured the heartbreak of bowing out of the FA Youth Cup on Monday.
The former defender has joined the club from Farsley Athletic.
The New York Knicks head coach position has been vacant for over six weeks now, and as soon as Mark Jackson was fired from the Golden State Warriors he was rumoured to be a prime coaching candidate.