HP Coaches

A key component in the Badminton Ireland High Performance System is the provision of coaching specific to the development stage of each athlete. The high performance coaching network comprises the following coaches:

 

Tom Reidy - Performance Director (P/T)

          The Performance Director is a voluntary role within Badminton Ireland. Tom Reidy is the current holder of this position and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of performance. He also oversee's the implementation of national and regional coaching structures. He reports to the CEO of Badminto Ireland. Reports to the CEO Badminton Ireland.

Daniel Magee - Performance Pathway Coach (F/T)

          Daniel Magee is the National Coach responsible for Naitional Team events, the co-ordination and management of the junior talent programme across Ireland. He also deisgns programmes for all senior players. The National Coach reports to the Performance Director.

 

Andrew Stewart - National U17 Coach (Voluntary)

          Andrew Stewart is one of the current U17 Coach of the National Squad. This position means that he is responsible for Squad trainings, event organisation and and team selection for the U17 age bracket. The U17 Coach reports to the National Coach. 

 

Cheryl Evans - National U17 Coach (F/T)

          Cheryl Evans is one of the current U17 Coach of the National Squad. This position means that she is responsible for Squad trainings, event organisation and and team selection for the U17 age bracket. The U17 Coach reports to the National Coach.

 

 

Ben Caldwell - National U15 Coach (F/T)

          Ben Caldwell is one of the current U15 Coach of the National Squad. This position means that he is responsible for Squad trainings, event organisation and and team selection for the U15 age bracket. The U15 Coach reports to the National Coach.

 

Naomi Darragh - National U15 Coach (Voluntary)

          Naomi Darragh is one of the current U15 Coach of the National Squad. This position means that she is responsible for Squad trainings, event organisation and and team selection for the U15 age bracket. The U15 Coach reports to the National Coach.

 

Al Bredin - National U13 Coach (Voluntary)

          Al Bredin is one of the current U13 Coach of the National Squad. This position means that he is responsible for Squad trainings, event organisation and and team selection for the U13 age bracket. The U13 Coach reports to the National Coach.

 

Sonya Dunne - National Coach U13 (Voluntary)

          Sonya Dunne is one of the current U13 Coach of the National Squad. This position means that he is responsible for Squad trainings, event organisation and and team selection for the U13 age bracket. The U13 Coach reports to the National Coach.

 

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Want to be part of the National Coaching Team?

Badminton Ireland are keen to improve the level of all our National coaches. We are always on the lookout for new Coaches to work with our top junior players. There are some basic requirements for consideration. If you feel you meet theses requirements just contact the office on HP@badmintonireland.com and the HP Team will be in touch:

·         Be able to demonstrate experience of work with National level junior players.

·         Working towards a Badminton Ireland Level 2 qualification as a minimum standard.

·         Part of the Badminton Ireland Coaching Licence.

·         Able to commit to four CPD weekends, one week in the summer camp and five weekends throughout the year for squad sessions and events.

*Please apply before the 1st February each year to be considered for the following season squads. Selections will be made before 1st June each year.