Oisin Mc Conville and Stephen Rochford to speak at Westport GAAs
Health & Wellbeing Seminar Thursday 29th October
Ex Armagh and Crossmaglen GAA legend Oisin Mc Conville, All Ireland club winning coach Stephen Rochford and current Mayo and Westport GAA stars Kevin Keane and Lee Keegan will lead out a strong team of GAA personnel at a special seminar to explore what it takes to “mind yourself” under the pressures of modern day involvement in GAA and sport in general.
The Seminar will take place on Thursday 29th October, at The Ashleigh Suite Castlecourt Hotel, Westport with registration at 7:30 pm. It will be chaired by Westport native and well known Irish TV director Pierce O Reilly. Along with local Minister of State for Sport and Tourism Michael Ring, Mayo GAA team doctor Sean Moffatt, Mayo GAAs Health and Wellbeing Officer Seamus Tuohy and Michael Gallagher MG Inspires will also attend.
Westport GAA Clubs Games and Coaching Committee / Health & Wellbeing Officer supported by Mayo GAA, Connacht Council GAA, Supervalu, Irish TV, AIB and the Castlecourt Hotel, aims to explore all aspects of sporting life including topics such as:
· Sport and Physical Health
· Sport and Mental Health
· Sport: The Culture of Alcohol
· Reaching Your Potential
· The Demands of High Performance Athletes
Everybody over 14 involved in sport including budding future stars, those who are competing at club or county level, parents, coaches, managers and anybody who has an interest in sport are invited to attend this free event.
As it is anticipated that there will be significant interest in this event people attending are advised to come early to get their seat.
The following day Mc Conville and Rochford will join other top GAA coaches such as John Tobin Connacht GAA in delivering a coaching day to Westport GAAs upcoming U16 and Minor squads at Westport GAA grounds. Mayo players Andy Moran and Kevin Keane will be assisting the sessions with other inputs coming from Michael Gallagher MG Inspires and Nutrionist Siobhain O Grady. Westport GAA would like to thank sponsors AIB, Supervalu, Castlecourt Hotel, Irish TV, Connacht and Mayo GAA.
For more information go to www.westportgaa.com or to Westport GAAs Facebook page at www.facebook.com/westportgaa