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Coaching Advisory Group with Niall Moyna- Mentors Engagement Night Thursday Sept 29th 8.00pm

The Coaching Advisory Group would like to meet and greet with the mentors to engage with you to help start & develop a shared vision for our Club Coaching Development Initiatives. To help with this development we are very pleased to announce that Prof. Niall Moyna from DCU will give a talk on “Empowering the Coach & Effective Leadership” on the same night. We are privileged to have someone of Niall's standing to come & impart his knowledge and we would hope for a large turnout from all mentors.

Niall is a Professor and Head of the School of Health and Human Performance and a member of the Centre for Preventive Medicine in DCU.

He received his master’s degree from Purdue University, Indiana, USA and Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. 

He completed a three year National Institute of Health Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in immunology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre. 

He was Director of the Clinical Exercise Research Laboratory in the Division of Cardiology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre and later moved to Connecticut to take a position as a Senior Research Scientist in Nuclear and Preventive Cardiology at Hartford Hospital.

He has published over 150 research papers in international peer reviewed journals and presented his work at international conferences.

Niall is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and has a keen interest in Gaelic football and athletics. 

He was manager of the Irish U-17 International Rules team that toured Australia in 2006. 

In recent years he has managed the DCU senior football team to 4 Sigerson cups, 2 Ryan cups and 2 O'Byrne cups. In addition, he was a selector on the St Vincent’s team that won the All-Ireland club football championship in 2008, and has been part of the Dublin senior football backroom team that has won 3 Leinster senior football championships and the All-Ireland senior football title in 2011.