My name is Brian Mapley and I am a FA Qualified Goalkeeping Coach with over 20 years coaching experience located in Wellingborough, Northants.  I currently coach Keepers of all ages and standards including Keepers that are England Internationals, Keepers in the Evo-Stick Southern and Northern Leagues and Keepers playing Sunday League Football.   I am the founder of the Mappers Goalkeeping Academy.  The Mappers GK Academy is the fastest growing GK Academy in East Northants and is open to all Keepers of all clubs.  All abilities and ages are catered for with Keeper sessions designed to improve all aspects of your Keeping. Even if your a Keeper without a club I can help you find a Club that is right for you.


Over 150 Keepers have benefited from the Mappers GK Academy during the last 5 Seasons and have included end of Season award winning Keepers every year.  I am currently working at such clubs as:


Rugby Town FC in the Northern League ( Keeper Coach 1st Team )

Wellingborough Town Football Club ( Keeper Coach for whole of the Youth section )

Sharnbrook Junior FC ( Keeper Coach for whole of the Youth section )


Have previously worked with:


Bedford Town FC in the Southern League ( Keeper COach 1st Team

Wellingborough Town in the UCL  ( 1st Team Keeper Coach )

AFC R&D Ladies - including England Deaf Squad Keeper

TEAM GB Amputee Squad Keeper

Wellingborough Pheonix Football Club ( Sunday League )


1 Hour Keeper Training Sessions start from £20 an hour but please contact me for further info.


Will your CLUB or KEEPERS be the next to benefit from the Mappers GK experience.....


MAPPERS GK ACADEMY merchandise and Training gear is now available, including such items as the Clinch Bag which at £9 is great value and ideal for holding your gloves on the way to games.  See Mappers Merchandise for details, all profits go to

EACH ( East Anglia Childrens Hospice )


Why not donate any spare change you have to GKsforGosh.  Get your Car Stickers from


Mappers GK Academy is a proud member of the GK UNION.




If you require 1:2:1 Coaching or a Group session then please do not hesitate to contact me on the following:



Email: or


Facebook:  Mappers GK Academy


Twitter:  #MappersGKacademy


Contact Number: 07721 559214 


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