Games Development Conference 2012/13

The GAA National Games Development Conference held in Croke Park on Saturday, January 12 proved another resounding success with a capacity attendance of over 700 delegates engaged by a range of expert speakers in some of the most topical aspects of developing Gaelic Games. The conference theme this year was ‘Coaching Adults: More than the Sum of Our Parts’ and built on the Child (2010) and Youth (2011) themed conferences of recent years. To review the conference programme click here

Opening Address 

 Opening Address - Liam O'Neill Uachtaran Cumann Luthchleas Gael

Conference Presentations  


 Coach 10 - Understanding the Role of the Coach in the Coaching Process 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Pat Daly, GAA Director of Games Development and Research 


A Club Case Study: What can we learn from Crossmaglen? (PDF)

 Tony Brady, Chairman, and Peter McMahon, Coaching Officer, Crossmaglen Rangers


 Key Nutritional Concepts for Coaches (PDF)

 Dr. Brendan Egan, Sligo Gaelic Footballer and Sports Science Lecturer, UCD


The Journey of the Hurling Coach

Mattie Kenny, Coach, Galway Senior Hurling Team, Brian Hanley, Manager, Westmeath Senior Hurling Team, Humphrey Kelleher, Former Dublin Senior Hurling Manager. Moderated by Ger Gilroy of Newstalk. 


FRC Recommendations Panel Discussion

Download the FRC Report Part 1 at www.frc.ie/

Eugene McGee (FRC Chairman), Pat Gilroy, Glenn Ryan, William O'Sullivan and Ger Gilroy of Newstalk


 Lessons from the Racetrack (PDF)

 Jim Bolger, Racehorse Trainer and Breeder 


 Team Preparation - A Manager's and a Player's Perspective

 JJ Doyle, Manager, and Kate Kelly, Player, Wexford Senior Camogie Team


 A New Approach to Injury Prevention - Part 1 

 Dr. Catherine Blake and Edwina O'Malley, School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and  Population Sciences, UCD

 A New Approach to Injury Prevention - Part 2

 Enda King, Physiotherapist, Santry Sports Clinic 

 Injury Prevention Warm Up Sample Video


 Coping with Choking in Sport

 Dr. Denise Hill, University of Gloucestershire


 Creating and Leading a High Performance Team Culture

 Gerard Murphy, Espada Consulting


 Bringing it all Together

 Billy Walsh, Coach, Irish OIympic Boxing Team


 Closing Address 

 Michael Martin, Chairman, National Games Development Committee 


Conference Audio In association with Conference Media Partner Newstalk

 The Journey of the Hurling Coach - Reflections on Management

Mattie Kenny, Coach, Galway Senior Hurling Team, Brian Hanley, Manager, Westmeath Senior Hurling Team, Humphrey Kelleher, Former Dublin Senior Hurling Manager. Moderated by Ger Gilroy of Newstalk.

 FRC Recommendations Panel Discussion

Eugene McGee, FRC Chairman, Glenn Ryan, Longford Senior Football Manager, Pat McEnaney, Chairman National Referees Committee, Pat Gilroy, Former Dublin Senior Football Manager and William O'Sullivan, Kerry Ladies Football Manager. Moderated by Ger Gilroy of Newstalk.

To provide feedback on the conference or contact the Games Development Department at Croke Park email gamesdevelopment@gaa.ie.