“I always think in terms of movement and the game the athlete is required to play, working back from there.” – Peter Hughes

Below, Setanta graduate Peter Hughes provides an insight into his coaching career which has brought him from his playing days with the Tyrone senior footballers to working with the Derry senior footballers and now as Rehabilitation Physiotherapist with New Zealand [...]

By |2024-02-29T13:47:15+00:00February 29th, 2024|Student Spotlight|

“I’m a big believer in being objective and using data to drive decision making.” – Darragh Kennedy

Introduction Below, Darragh Kennedy provides us with an insight into his background in sport, having transitioned from the manufacturing and services industry to completing degrees in both physical therapy and S&C.  Darragh is now a student on our MSc in [...]

By |2024-02-01T14:28:34+00:00February 1st, 2024|Uncategorised|

“Sport psychology can provide techniques and skills to all ages, not just the elite or professional athlete.” – Michelle Caulfield – Setanta Student Story

Introduction This week, MSc in Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology student Michelle Caulfield provides an insight into her studies, career and practical application of her studies in the latest instalment of our student story series. Background and Sporting Influence “Sport [...]

By |2024-01-25T12:58:57+00:00January 25th, 2024|Student Spotlight|

“Building relationships is where a good coach becomes a great coach” – Sinead Sheahan – Setanta Student Story

Introduction Our latest student story features Sinead Sheahan, a graduate of our MSc in Performance Coaching and owner of Sinead Sheahan Fitness.  Below, Sinead provides an insight into her educational background, her coaching journey and plans for the future.  A [...]

By |2024-01-18T16:28:17+00:00January 18th, 2024|Student Spotlight|