Black and amber planning for the future

Áine McMahon: minor ladies’ coach

NO strangers to success at senior level – and at many other grades too – Dr Crokes GAA Club has appointed a new team of Coiste na nÓg coaches to chart the progress of underage teams, both male and female, to ensure there will be a constant supply of quality players rising through the ranks.

Brian O’Donoghue will take charge of the under 11s while coaching responsibilities at under 13 level will be shared by Tim O’Sullivan, Colin Kiely, James O’Donnell, Michael Fleming and former Kerry manager Pat O’Shea.

Alan Brady will be an under 17 coach

Former senior player and experienced coach Billy Hennigan and Denis Corridan will join Kerry GAA Coaching Officer, Vince Cooper, at under 15 level while the under 17 coaches appointed are Shane Foley, Patrick O’Sullivan, Alan O’Meara, Alan Brady and Daniel Healy.

The senior ladies’ coaching set-up will be supervised by Caoimhín O’Donoghue, Mark Cooper and Catherine Keogh while, at minor level, Mark Cooper, Brendan O’Connor and Áine McMahon will assume responsibility.

At under ladies’ level Brendan O’Connor, Jason Stack and Teresa Cahillane will be in charge while those at the helm with the under 14s will be Catherine Keogh, Alan McGorrian, Danny Cooper, Kate Stack and Ava Sheehan.

Looking after the under 12 girls will be Padraig O’Shea, Rheanne O’Shea, Siobhan Burns, Emma Murnane and Noreen Kelly while the under eight and under 10 coaches will be Padraig O’Shea, Breeda Burke and Ramona Keogh.

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