Karl Spratt will serve as the Friars' Volunteer Goalkeeping Coach.
Aug 19, 2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
Providence College men’s soccer Head Coach Craig Stewart announced today (Aug. 19) that Karl Spratt has joined the Friars as their Volunteer Goalkeeping Coach.
Spratt, a native of Newcastle, England, replaces Tim Murray ’09, who is pursuing a pro career with the Carolina Railhawks of the North American Soccer League (NASL).
“We are delighted to be adding Karl to our staff,” Stewart said. “He has a great playing and coaching background and has already established himself as one of the top goalkeeping specialists in the region.”
In addition to his work with the Friars, Spratt is also in his fourth season as the New England Revolution’s Director of Goalkeeping for the Revolution’s Youth Development Program.
Spratt's previous work experience includes coaching stints with a variety of English club academy programs, including Sunderland AFC and Darlington FC. At the college level, he also has spent time as a goalkeeper coach with the College of the Holy Cross and the University of Massachusetts-Lowell.
A graduate of the University of Sunderland, Spratt holds a bachelor's degree in sport and exercise development along with his FA goalkeeping licenses. He has also earned the NSCAA’s National and Advanced National Goalkeeping Diplomas and became a NSCAA national GK staff instructor in 2013.
Spratt spent time as a player with Manchester United's youth academy, while he was also part of an England National Team developmental squad at the Under-18 level. He currently resides in Providence, R.I.
Official StoreOfficial Online
Men’s Soccer To Face...
The Providence College men’s soccer team will travel to Omaha, Neb. to face-off against No. 2 seed Creighton in the BIG EAST Tournament Semifinal on...
Alex Vigliotti Named BIG...
The BIG EAST Conference announced the final BIG EAST Weekly honors of the season today (Nov. 9).
Men’s Soccer Trumps No...
The Providence College men’s soccer team, a No. 6 seed, trumped No. 3 seed Butler in penalty kicks, 4-2, in the BIG EAST Tournament First Round today (...
Five Friars Earn 2015 Men&rs...
The BIG EAST Conference announced the 2015 Men’s Soccer All-BIG EAST Teams today (Nov. 6), which included five student-athletes from the Providence...
Men’s Soccer Set To...
The Providence College men’s soccer team will travel to Indianapolis, Ind. to face-off against No. 3 seed Butler in the BIG EAST Tournament First Round...
Men’s Soccer Clinch...
The Providence College men’s soccer team earned a shutout versus St. John’s, 4-0, on Senior Night tonight (Nov. 5) to grab the No. 6 seed in the ...
Men’s Soccer To Host...
The Providence College men’s soccer team will host St. John’s at 7:00 p.m. on Nov. 5 at the Ray Treacy Track in Providence, R.I.
Men's Soccer Falls to No. 1 ...
The Providence College men's soccer team fell, 3-1, to No. 1 Creighton on Oct. 31.