Monday, January 6, 2014

Discussion on the American University Track Scholarship system and opportunities for athletes in Ireland.

A discussion worth listening to by young people, teenage athletes and parents
Newstalk  Off the Ball Saturday 4th January 2014

The discussion commences with a description from Sonia O’ Sullivan of her experience on scholarship in the US and perspectives. It continues with a panel discussion with Eamon Coghlan (senator and former athlete), Ian O’Riordan (former scholarship athlete and journalist), David Mc Carthy (scholarship athlete), and Marcus O’Sullivan (former athlete and Head Coach at Villanova University US). Insights on practices, coping skills and general guidance to all athletes and parents are gleaned.
(Discussion commences at 5 minutes) Duration 40 minutes approx.)

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