Carl Emberson - Director of Football Academy

Carl is the Head Coach of Barking Abbey’s Football Academy.

A former professional footballer with over 16 years service with clubs such as Milllwall, Colchester United and Luton Town.

Now a fully qualified  UEFA ‘A’ License coach and  F.A  ‘A’ License Goalkeeping coach.

Previously coached abroad for four years in Spain within a Academy called Costa Unida CF, where he coached all aged groups from U8’s through to U19,s.

In 2011 Carl  then returned home to become Bristol Rovers first team Goalkeeping coach, before returning back to his former club Luton Town in 2012 as the first team development coach.

Carl Currently works in the professional game as a Scout for the South east Region for Walsall.