The Sky Blues start seven Under-18s players ahead of City's trip to Ashton Gate on Wednesday in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy...
Coventry City defender Seb Hines will start for the Under-21s as he continues his recovery from a hamstring injury.
The 26-year old loanee sustained the injury after City's impressive 3-2 win over Peterborough United in October.
Hines starts alongside Under-18s centre-back Cian Harries with twins Dion and Devon Kelly-Evans making up the back-line.
City will have a trialist start up front and Reice Charles-Cook will start in goal for City.
Coventry City: Charles-Cook (GK), Di. Kelly-Evans, Dev. Kelly-Evans, Hines, Harries, Daniels, Spence, Stevenson, Trialist, G. Thomas, Shipley.
Subs: Richards (GK), Maycock, Albini, Sambou, Whitmore.
Nott'm Forest: De Vries (GK), Ploimos, Hardine, Vaughan, Canadell, Wilson, O. Burke, Rees, Rees, Walker, Otim, Enahore.
Subs: Cash, Dearle, Iacovitti, Kelly, Todorov.