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Connacht GAA Podcast With Darragh Cox

Episode 1 Colm Callanan Coaching The Hurling Goalkeeper

All-Ireland-winning Galway goalkeeper Colm Callanan, now a hurling goalkeeper coach, and a GPO with Galway and Connacht GAA, speaks to Sligo/Leitrim GPO Darragh Cox about the importance of specific goalkeeping coaching in the first of our podcast series.

Episode 2 Stephen Henry – Encouraging a Growth Mindset in GAA Coaching

In Episode Two of the Connacht GAA Podcast, Sligo and Tourlestrane footballer Stephen Henry, a Games Promotion Officer with in Sligo, speaks to Darragh Cox about encouraging a growth mindset in GAA coaching.

Episode 3 Brian Hanley – Working With Teenage Players

Brian Hanley – a hurling RDO with Galway Coaching & Games – is the guest on the third episode of the Connacht GAA Podcast. Brian guided Galway to the All-Ireland Minor hurling title in Croke Park in 2019, and speaks to Darragh Cox about his experiences of working with teenage players.

Episode 4 Enda Lyons – The Importance of S&C in the Development of Young GAA Players

Leitrim and Connacht GDA Enda Lyons speaks to Darragh Cox about understanding strength and conditioning, and its importance to the athletic development of young GAA players.

Episode 5 Pat Kilcoyne – Structuring a Session for All Ages

Former Sligo senior team goalkeeper and current county games promotion officer Pat Kilcoyne speaks to Darragh Cox about the differences between structuring a coaching session for all ages from nursery age to adult players.

Episode 6 Kieran Kilkenny – The importance of Creating A Positive Environment

Mayo GPO Keiran Kilkenny is this week’s guest on the Connacht GAA Podcast with Darragh Cox. Kieran talks about Creating a Positive Environment for coaching sessions.

Episode 7 Stephen McGurrin – The Success of the Super Games Programme

Leitrim GDA Stephen McGurrin is this week’s guest on the Connacht GAA Podcast with Darragh Cox. The Melvin Gaels clubman discusses the success of the Super Games programme in Leitrim, and highlights the benefits of the format for players, clubs and coaches.

Episode 8 John Prenty – The Air Dome

Connacht GAA Secretary John Prenty speaks to Darragh Cox about the return to GAA action at the Connacht Centre of Excellence in Bekan, the facilities available at the centre, and the completion of the Air Dome project, which will be the largest of its kind in the world when it is opened later this year.