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An Caislean Nua announce Niall Tierney as Club Coach

posted 26 Jun 2013, 08:44 by An Caislean Nua Badminton Club   [ updated 27 Jun 2013, 09:09 ]

An Caislean Nua are delighted to announce Niall Tierney as our new club coach. Niall has commenced delivering coaching to our members as part of our club's development strategy.

Neil Cody, Chairman of An Caislean Nua commented "Appointing Niall Tierney as the club coach commences the start of an exciting chapter for An Caislean Nua badminton club. Niall will play a major role in developing the skills and capability of our players as part of our development strategy. Niall fully understands our vision as club and I look forward to seeing the standard of play reach new levels with Niall as coach"

Niall Tierney commented on commencing his role as club coach " I am super impressed with the standard of play, levels of enthusiasm, and facilities at An Caislean Nua and I really look forward to working with the players over the coming season."

About Niall Tierney

Niall is an ex-international badminton player having retired from the international team in 2012 with 25 senior international caps to my name. Over the years he has competed in 3 European International Team Championships and 2 European Club Championships. He is currently a member of the Leinster Senior Team competing in Division 2 of the English Intercounty Tournament. He is closing in on 100 Senior caps for Leinster and has been part of the team for nearly 15 years! On the domestic Irish Badminton Circuit, he has won nearly every Singles and Doubles title. He has worked with every National and Leinster coach over the last 15-20 years and has built up a vast amount of playing and coaching knowledge over this time. Since retiring from the international scene, he has been working his way through the Badminton Ireland Coaching badges and will be working with some of the National High Performance Underage Squads in the upcoming 2013/2014 season. Niall is also presently ranked #2 in Men's Doubles in Ireland.