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Regional Development Team

The Development Team is responsible for participation and club development programmes as well coaching education.

Our Development Team’s main areas of responsibility are:

  • Little Athletics – a development programme for children between 5-10 years old
  • Fit4Life – a programme for recreational runners and other adult participation initiatives
  • Delivering coaching education through the Athletics Leader, Assistant Coach and Level 1 programmes
  • Liaising with the Regional Coaches to deliver Regional Squads
  • Club Support Scheme
  • Providing assistance to new clubs including provision of equipment and coach education
  • Liaising with clubs and County  Boards to help them to achieve their goals
  • Liaising with other sports development bodies such as Sports Partnerships and local Councils


Meet the Development Team

 

Pat Ryan

Title Director of Coaching & Development
Phone Number 087 2621310
Email PatRyan@athleticsireland.ie

 

 

 

 

David Matthews
Title RDO Dublin
Phone Number 087 0516430
Email DavidMatthews@athleticsireland.ie

 

 

 

 

Daniel Kilgallon
Title RDO Louth, Meath, Kildare, Wicklow
Phone Number 085 8084864
Email DanielKilgallon@athleticsireland.ie

 

 

 

 

Colin Byrne
Title RDO Wexford, Kilkenny, Waterford, Tipperary
Phone Number 087 0632326
Email ColinByrne@athleticsireland.ie

 

 

 

 

Lilly-Ann O’Hora
Title RDO Cork, Kerry, Limerick
Phone Number 085 8060440
Email LillyAnnOHora@athleticsireland.ie

 

 

 

 

Paul Byrne
Title RDO Clare, Galway, Mayo, Roscommon, Longford, Offaly
Phone Number 085 8006892
Email PaulByrne@athleticsireland.ie

 

 

 

 

Paul McKee
Title RDO Sligo, Leitrim, Donegal, Cavan, Monaghan
Phone Number 085 8709703
Email PaulMcKee@athleticsireland.ie

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