Director of Goalkeeper Operations
Sam has had an illustrious football career in Malta, having played in every division of the Maltese league and represented the Maltese National Teams up till U/21.
He has 10 years of coaching experience, having worked in numerous leading academies and coached Hibernians FC in the Maltese Premier League and UEFA Europa League.
For the three years prior to relocating to Australia in January 2023, he had been working within the international setup in Malta as Goalkeeper Coach for the U/17 and U/16 National Teams, competing in UEFA competitions against the biggest nations in Europe. In his first year in Australia, he served as the NPL & U/23 Goalkeeper Coach of Brisbane Roar.
Sam is an experienced Professional Goalkeeping Coach who has worked with the best players and talents in Malta and Brisbane, and holds both the UEFA ‘B’ Goalkeeping and UEFA ‘B’ outfield awards, together with a Master’s Degree in International Sport Coaching from Liverpool John Moores University.
Sam is a Fulham FC fan and his favourite ever player is Edwin van der Sar.