Meet our Guest Speakers
Kyle Ferguson - (Topic: How to develop KPIs with a purpose)
Reader in Coach Education and Management, School of Sport, Ulster University
Kyle is a highly experienced Coach-Analyst and UEFA A Licence Coach. He has coached in New Zealand, USA and across the UK and Ireland and worked as a Performance Analyst at Club and Youth International Levels. He is also Course Director of the innovative Football Business & Coaching Degree created by Ulster University and the Irish FA.
Seamus McCallion - (Topic: Maximise live game analysis & post-game efficiency)
Head of Performance Analysis, Derry City Football Club
Seamus plays a key role in the analysis and development strategies at League of Ireland Premier League Club Derry City. In this fast paced environment he has refined his own processes and continues to further his learning. This includes an Advanced Degree in Performance Analysis and a Level 4 CPPD in Applied Performance Analysis.
Shane Keegan - (Topic: Using analysis to support feedback & athlete engagement)
Coach & Performance Analyst, Dundalk Football Club
Shane is a UEFA Pro Licence coach, who has previously managed in the League of Ireland for 7 seasons at Galway United and Wexford Youths. He had an eventful 2020 with Dundalk, as their Europa League campaign included two tie's against Arsenal. He is also a regular contributor on Newstalks ‘Off The Ball’ sports show.