Position : Director
Other : Pro Club Coach

Fred Barber is regarded by many as a leading authority on goalkeeper coaching and player development.

Barber is the CEO & Director of Goalkeeper Coaching at Pro-SK. He is a former English professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper and made over 400 professional Football League appearances for various clubs.

Barbers career started in 1981 as an apprentice at Darlington. He went on to play for Everton, Walsall, Peterborough United, Ipswich, Luton Town & Birmingham City before establishing himself as a top-flight goalkeeping coach in the English Premier League.

Over the years Fred has worked for a multitude of English Premier League, English Football League & National Associations including West Brom, Bolton Wanderers, Sunderland, Stoke City, Oman, Jamaica & Northern Ireland national teams.

Barbers unique goalkeeper coaching & player development program has been attributed to the success of discovering, developing and maintaining the careers of several top-flight Pro Soccer Keepers including Adam Bogdan, Raphael Speigel, Ali Al Habsi, Tomasz Kuszczak and Premier League Legend Jussi Jaaskelainen.

Fred Barber is currently Head Goalkeeping Coach at English Football League Side Crewe Alexandra Football Club and delivers the Pro SK Goalkeeper Coaching curriculum at Pro SK Keeper Schools, Goalkeeping Camps & Train Like a Pro Events.

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Mark Halsey – English Premier League Referee – FIFA Appointed Official Mark Halsey is a former Semi Professional goalkeeper who swapped his gloves for the whistle and went on to ---> [more]
Will Jaaskelainen – Finland U21 International Goalkeeper, First Team Pro Soccer Keeper at Crewe Alex Football Club. Will Jaaskelainen started his goalkeeping career as a youngster at English Premier League ---> [more]
Johnny Barber Goalkeeper Training - Jonathan Barber is a former professional goalkeeper who swapped his gloves for a combined role in the treatment room as a physiotherapist and fully qualified ---> [more]