MEET THE PRESENTERS

2022 PRESENTERS

John Achterberg

John Achterberg

Liverpool FC 1st Team Goalkeeper Coach

 

Andrew Sparkes

Andrew Sparkes

Southampton FC 1st Team Goalkeeper Coach

Former 1st team Goalkeeper Coach of Orlando Pirates. Andrew also spent 6 years as the Head of Academy Goalkeeping of Swansea City Football Club.

 
 

Fernando Ferreira

Fernando Ferreira

S.L. Benfica 1st Team Goalkeeper Coach

 

Jose Sambade

Jose Sambade

Former 1st Team Goalkeeper Coach - Spain National Team

Jose’s coaching background also includes:
First Team Goalkeeper Coach for Fulham FC, AS Monaco, France, Real Club Deportivo de la Coruña, Spain (Spanish La Liga) and more!

Philip Poole

Philip Poole

United States Women's National Team Goalkeeper Coach

Poole joined the USWNT staff in January of 2020 and was the goalkeeper coach for the Concacaf Olympic Qualifying tournament and the SheBelieves Cup, both won by the USA.

Poole also worked four years at the Charlotte Soccer Academy as the Girls’ Academy Director and Director of Goalkeeping.

Michael Stowell

Michael Stowell

1st Team Goalkeeper Coach - Leicester City

Before his coaching career began Michael played professionally for 20 years. We are excited to welcome another new goalkeeper coach to the IGCC community. Michael has been a #goalkeepercoach at Leicester City for 15 years. He’s a premier league winner and is responsible for the development of Kasper Schmeichel. His innovative training methods have been instrumental in the consistent performance of one of the worlds top goalkeepers.  

Phil Wheddon

Phil Wheddon

1st Team Goalkeeper Coach at Philadelphia Union

Former GK Coach for US Men’s & Women’s National Teams. Phil is also the Founder and Director of the IGCC.

 

Don’t miss your chance to learn from these top professional goalkeeper coaches in person this June!

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