Des Ryan (Setanta College): Recruiting, Managing and Retaining a High Performance Department.

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Des Ryan works for Setanta College as Director of Coaching & Performance. Des is one of the leading youth coaches and performance managers in sport and a world-renowned practitioner and speaker in the field of youth athletic development. At Setanta College, Des will contribute to the Colleges mission to be recognized in Ireland and Abroad […]

Paudie Roche (Arsenal FC Academy): Applying Growth & Maturation assessments in a Professional Academy.

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Paudie Roche is the Head Academy Strength & Conditioning Coach for Arsenal Football Club. Prior to this he was the Lead U9-U.6 coach and was instrumental in the development and implementation of the Physical Development Framework for the Academy. Currently he leads the physical development programme for the U18 and U23 squads and works alongside […]

Shayne Murphy (Scottish FA, City Football Group, Setanta College, SDM Performance): The developing football athlete

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Shayne qualified with a first- class honours degree in Sports and Exercise Sciences from University of Limerick in 2010, completing his MSc in Sport Science in 2012, certifying as a Strength and Conditioning Coach in 2013. Shayne has been working in elite football for over 11 years across first team and academy squads in the […]