Meet our Guest Speakers
Pádraig O'Corcorain (Topic: Using analysis to support coaching & player engagement)
Senior Football Manager, Dingle GAC
Pádraig started coaching underage players while still playing himself, before getting involved in Kerry Development Squads (2008-09) and the Kerry Minors (2010-11). He later joined the Kerry Senior Team as part of the backroom team (2013-15) before becoming a Coach/Selector (2016-18). More recently, he helped to steer Dingle to win the Kerry Senior Club Championship (2023).
Declan Morgan (Topic: Using analysis to better inform your coaching for upcoming games)
Senior Football Coach, Down GAA & Founder of Bua Performance
Currently a Coach with the Down Senior Footballers, Declan has 20 years of experience as a PE Teacher and extensive knowledge of coaching methods. He has been coaching football teams since 2000 at all levels and has integrated effective analysis within his processes. As a coach he has won 3 Down Senior Championships with Kilcoo (2015-17) and earlier this year helped to steer Down to their second Ulster U20 Championship title in the past 3 years.
Enda Mitchell Topic: Sligo U20's path to success - supporting player development with analysis)
Head Coach Sligo U20s & Joint Manager of Coolera-Strandhill GAC
A Lecturer in ATU Sligo, Enda has been involved in the Sligo Academy set up since 2018. 3 years later he helped guide The Yeats County to win the Connacht U17 Championship. Currently Head Coach of the Sligo U20s (‘the Big Dogs’) claimed their second consecutive Connacht Championship earlier this year. On the Club front, Enda is also the Joint-Manager of Coolera-Strandhill who won the Sligo Senior Championship this year.