The Pro-SK Soccer Squad

Since our inception, we’ve been quietly but consistently building a powerhouse of goalkeeper coaching development programmes and assembled a core team of English Premier League, English Football League and International goalkeeping coaches to deliver the Pro-SK goalkeeper coaching curriculum under the expert guidance of Fred Barber, one of the UK’s leading authorities on goalkeeper coaching and soccer player development.

Meet the Team

Find out about the Pro-SK people that make it happen

Dave Richards – First Team Pro Soccer Keeper at Crewe Alex Football Club. Dave Richards started his career as a youngster with Premiership side Cardiff City progressing through their Academy system. He spent time out on loan at Llanelli and Chippenham Town to gain competitive playing time and further experience. In October 2013, Richards joined […]

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 UEFA Pro Club Academy coach. Barber began his playing career after progressing through the Academy system at Premier League side Bolton Wanderers before moving onto […]

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 establish himself as one of the games top-flight English Premier League referees and FIFA officials. Mark began his goalkeeping career as a semi-professional goalkeeper playing […]

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 […]

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 side Bolton Wanderers progressing through their Academy system until he was released. Jaaskelainen trialled at Finnish side VSP before securing a 3 year deal with […]

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