Welcome here’s a piece about my cycling and coaching activities/ record.
I was a successful cyclist winning races on the road and track. This included stage wins in the International Tour Of Ireland and representing Ireland on a few occasions.
I have coached successful cyclists like Mark O Callaghan, Ryan Reilly, Sean Lacey, Cathal Moynihan Ciaran Power, Brian Kinnnealy, Stephen Gallagher, Paidi O Brien, Siobhan Horgan and many others to National professional Olympic and international level.
I am is a level 3 cycling Ireland coach (only 3 in Cycling Ireland) and Level 2 Coach tutor. A former Cycling Ireland Coach of the year and Coaching Ireland Tutor of the year. Recently I was head coach of the very successful Cycling Ireland High performance development coaching programme. This Programme is currently delivering a steady stream of excellent cyclists to Cycling Ireland squads.
For a number of years I worked with the Women’s Commission of cycling Ireland to develop women’s cycling in Ireland
My coaching is a blend of science and the art of coaching with innovative, holistic programmes that focuses on the athletes needs and life balance.
- 2011 -2014 Head coach to Cycling Irelands High Performance Development programme
- Cycling Ireland Level 3 Coach
- Diploma Entrainer Cyclisme Bad Blankenburg
- Certificate in theory and practise of working in groups
- Cycling Ireland Coach of the year
- Coaching Ireland Tutor of the year.
- Head Coach Cycling Ireland high performance Development Programme 2011 -201
- Have developed a number of cyclist who achieved professional cyclist status
- Coached the overall winners of three of Irelands National tour the 8 day (An post) Ras and multiple stage winners.
- Coached Junior tour of Ireland winners
- Coached Medallists at all distances in National championships on track and road.
- Coached multiple Irish International cyclists including the most successful to date at Olympic Games in men’s Road cycling, women’s Cross Country mountain biking and women’s world road championships.
- Have coached hundreds of cyclist to success and improvements in performance
- Etape du Tour, coached a cyclist to top 700th place of circa 15,000 + starters