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Games Development Conference

posted 17 Dec 2014, 07:04 by BanteerLyre GAA
The Games Development Conference will take place on Friday, January 9th (19.30 - 21.30) and Saturday, January 10th (09.30 - 17.00) 2015 in Croke Park. The conference will focus on coaches of the teenage player and the theme is: 'Putting Youth into Perspective'
Friday, January 9th will be a forum on Coach Education.At this session we will have the launch of the Coach Educator Applied Lifelong Learning programme and also topics related to the development of coaches.
Saturday, January 10th is the main conference and some of the key speakers include:
  • Anthony Daly (former Clare and Dublin Senior Hurling Manager)
  • Jim McGuinness (Former Donegal Senior Football manager, via video)
  • Des Ryan (Head of Sports Science and Sports Medicine, Arsenal FC)
  • Brian Ryan (Games Manager, Kilkenny)
  • Pat O'Shea (Games Manager, Munster)
  • Paddy O'Brien (former Tipperary senior hurler)
  • Robert Carroll (Performance Analyst, Irish International Rules Team)
  • Peter Casey (GDA, Clare)
  • Noel Connors (Waterford Senior Hurler)
  • Dr Martin Toms (University of Birmingham)
  • Dr Seamus Kelly (UCD)
  • Cathal Cregg (Connacht Strength and Conditioning Officer)
  • And a players forum featuring players from each Province
There will also be the launch of the Liberty Insurance Coach Bursary scheme, which is a pilot programme targeting a range of 3rd Level teacher training colleges.
The link to the Conference booking site is: