Our F/T Coaches

Páraic McDonald

Páraic McDonald, who hails from Castleblayney in County Monaghan, has been a full-time coach for over 20 years. He played both hurling and football with Castleblayney Faughs, winning 7 senior championships and an Ulster club championship with the club. Páraic also represented Monaghan in hurling at Minor level and at U21 and Senior Level in Football.

He has been working with Kilmacud Crokes since 2000 as a full time coaching director. He has also been involved with Dublin Football Development squads, managing and coaching Dublin Minor teams in that code in 2002, 2006, 2013 and in 2014.

 

Niall Corcoran

Niall Corcoran started working as a Gaelic Games Promotion Officer with Kilmacud Crokes in 2005 and joined the Kilmacud Crokes Senior Hurling team in 2008. He played with the team until recently and was a Senior inter-county player with Dublin for several years.

His role within the club is to support all coaches working at child, youth and adult level, through specifically planned courses and workshops, incorporating recognised principles of best practice in the field of coaching. "My job is also about promoting & developing GAA Sports & Kilmacud Crokes within the local primary & secondary schools, through assisting and advising teachers on coaching activities", explains Niall.

Niall's Coaching Philosophy is about creating an atmosphere that encourages players & coaches to learn and develop their range of skills in a positive & challenging environment.

Coaching - News & Reports

Thursday 30th January, 2014

Camogie Referee Courses are being held during the month of February. 

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Tuesday 21st January, 2014

The Kilmacud Crokes Coaching Department's 2014 Club Coaching Forum is happening on Saturday January 25th, from 12 noon to 5pm in Glenalbyn. 

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Monday 2nd September, 2013

The Kilmacud Crokes GAA Hurling & Football nurseries resume on Friday September 6th

The Kilmacud Crokes GAA Hurling & Football nurseries resume on Friday September 6th at 5.45pm on the All Weather Pitch in Glenalbyn for all boys born in 2008. 

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Thursday 29th August, 2013

The Kilmacud Crokes GAA Club Coaching Department are organising a Coaching Course for students in the Transition Year Programme.

The course will be suited to students who have an interest in Sport or might be interested in a career in Sport or in Teaching.

 

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Saturday 24th August, 2013

Joint GAA/GPA initiative

A message from Lisa Clancy, GAA Director of Communicaitons.

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Friday 2nd August, 2013

Summer camps running from 12 to 23 August

Application forms for the Kilmacud Crokes GAA Summer Camps are now available from reception desk in Glenalbyn.  Copies of the application form can also be downloaded below.

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Saturday 29th June, 2013

Crokes purchases three new Defibrillators (AED)

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Saturday 8th June, 2013

Summer Coaching Development Programme for our Youth players (U13 - U18)

 

The Hurling Coaching & Games Youth Committee are delighted to announce this Summer's Coaching Development Programme for our Youth players (U13 - U18). 

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Thursday 30th May, 2013

THE FUNCTION ROOM, GLENALBYN at 8pm on THURSDAY 30th MAY 2012

 

This Presentation is open to all Coiste Mentors and Parents.

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Thursday 23rd May, 2013

Details of Summer coaching sessions in Glenalbyn and in Silverpark over the summer months

Full timetable available by clicking HERE

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