Club Volunteer Profile David Sheehan
28th June 2018
Club Volunteer Profile
Club Name - Naomh Gall
Name - David Sheehan
What is their role at the club ?
- juvenile hurling coordinate/juvenile coach/Sen player.
How long have they been doing the role for? -
hurling coordinator/coach - 4 years
Sen Player - 17 years (too long)
What do they enjoy most about volunteering at the club?
For me its all about the kids, seeing them working hard developing their hurling skills while most importantly having FUN also helping create friendships which will span a life time.
What is their most memorable moment or successful achievement at the club?
- player - its tough to beat playing for your club in croke park in an all ireland intermediate club final.
Coaching - seeing the development of players its the best reward a coach could ask for.
Hurling coordinator- along with my husband gareth bellew (so my wife calls him we spend so much time together) we sat down 4 years ago and drew up a plan/structure for juvenile hurling in Noamh gall from coaching/ managers/equipment/recruitment. We wanted to get st galls juvenile hurling completing again.
Is there anything they think the GAA need to improve to help the clubs and their volunteers?
Not a easy question nothing is perfect including me....i have got so much out of the GAA/Naomh Gall its helped shaped me into the person i am today... so my view would be - what can I do to improve the GAA/Naomh Gall.