Andrew Sparkes

Currently the first team goalkeeping coach at Southampton Andrew Sparkes is a UEFA ‘A’ licensed goalkeeping specialist with more than 13 years of professional coaching in the UK, USA, Austria and Africa.

Sparkes spent six years as the head of academy goalkeeping at both Swansea City and at New York Red Bulls in the MLS. He also spent a year apiece with Austrian club FC Red Bull Salzburg and South African giant, Orlando Pirates. On the international stage he has served as goalkeeping coach for Sierra Leone’s national team.