Dan participated in many Leinster Rugby development programmes and he realised that too many players with potential miss opportunities to play at a higher level due to a number of factors. These might include a lack of identification, illness, late development of the player or non-personalised training programs.
Rugby Academy Ireland want to provide a pathway for a player to reach their personal goal and full potential. We will identify player specific needs and will deliver rugby programmes to improve a player.
Rugby Academy Ireland are 100% committed to a players welfare and future in rugby as a player, coach or referee. In order to achieve this we use only highly qualified, experienced coaches to deliver our programme.
We understand that each player’s circumstances are different and therefore offer RESIDENTIAL and NON-RESIDENTIAL courses:
• 8 Months with travel month as optional (September – May)
Cost to attend the Academy will vary due to the duration and educational program the player will choose. We recommend you contact us for a player specific quotation to cater for a professional rugby experience with a variety of rugby and educational sessions.
Please click here to see a sample of a weekly plan.
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Career possibilities after finishing the Academy program:
- Professional or semi professional rugby player
- Professional or semi professional coach
- Professional or semi professional referee
- Strength and Conditioning coach for a variety of sports
- SAQ coach for a variety of sports
- Club administrator / manager
- Program/Season planner
- Player agent
- Sports/event manager
- Corporate sports officer
- Sports facility administrator
- First aid assistant
- Analyst for a variety of sports