So far as we know, Alan is the only wheelchair-using strength and conditioning coach who is coaching able bodied clients in a professional facility. Alan’s main areas of interest are injury prevention and rehabilitation, disability and gymnastic training. He can be seen in ACLAÍ just about every day perfecting his hand balancing skills, gymnastic ring, among other impressive feats of strength!
Alan has represented Ireland in Wheelchair Rugby since 2011 and now holds a senior role within the squad. Alan is currently studying a BSc in Strength and Conditioning in Setanta College, and already holds a certificate in Resistance Training and Functional Screening and a Certificate in Strength and Conditioning, as well as IRB Level 1 strength and conditioning certificate, Level 1 Coaching certificate in wheelchair basketball (Great Britain Wheelchair Basketball Association), SAQ Ireland certified, and IRFU Leprechaun Rugby certified coach.
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