Si Nainby delivers a two-part podcast with Andre Quinn. He is Head of Athletic Performance at Cavan GAA. He was previously a strength and conditioning coach at London Irish and sport scientist at Harlequins.
1. The commute. 30 minutes with Andre to pull out some coaching takeaways.
2. The deep dive. In depth conversations around personalities and realities of playing and coaching.
In the podcast, the following areas are discussed:
Where Andre's curiosity for improving performance came fromHow the day-to-day training in a Premiership club is set up and whyTraining considerations for amateur clubsHow the team coped unexpectedly well with a huge increase in workload demanded by a new head coachBrendan Venter's approach to motivation and the organisation of training at London Irish Andre's experiences of dealing with cancer and how he approached his treatment