Karl Spratt is in his fourth season as a goalkeepers coach for the New England Revolution's Youth Development Program after joining the club in November 2009. During Spratt’s time with the organization, the U16s have qualified for Playoffs each of the last three years (2010, 2011 and 2012), while the U18s have qualified twice (2010, 2012).
Spratt's previous work experience includes coaching stints with a variety of English club academy programs, including Sunderland AFC and Darlington FC. He also spent time as the goalkeepers coach with the College of Holy Cross, University of Massachusetts-Lowell, and various universities in northeast England.
A graduate of the University of Sunderland, Spratt holds a bachelor's degree in sport and exercise development and his FA goalkeeping licenses. He has also earned the NSCAA’s Advanced National Goalkeeping Diploma.
A native of Newcastle, England, 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. In addition to his work with the Revolution, Spratt is a full-time Regional Soccer Director with Challenger Sports.