| David Andrew Coles|
Bristol City F.C.
| (1964-06-15) 15 June 1964 (age 51)|
David Coles (footballer) Wikipedia
David Andrew Coles (born 15 June 1964) is a goalkeeping coach for Bristol City. He was the goalkeeping coach at Southampton F.C. from 1997 for 8 years which included their run to the F.A. cup final. He then worked as the goalkeeping coach for their South Coast rivals Portsmouth F.C. before moving to West Ham United in July 2010. He parted company with the club on 24 June 2011, following the arrival of Sam Allardyce before joining Al Jazira. On 21 November 2013 he rejoined Portsmouth as a goalkeeping coach. On 23 January 2014 The 49-year-old replaced Lee Kendall who was the current Bristol City goalkeeping coach at the time who took a position as England Women’s goalkeeping coach with the FA.
In his playing days, Coles was a goalkeeper in the lower leagues, mainly at Aldershot. He also played briefly in Finland 1988 and at non-league Gloucester City and Cobham.