Three new Head Coaches appointed for Ireland underage teams
October 18, 2016
The Elite Performance Committee (EPC) has announced some new appointments this week, with three Head Coaches for the Irish international underage squads revealed.
Mike Lynch has been appointed Head Coach for the Under 15 Menâs team. He was previously an assistant coach with the Under 16 Menâs team. Karl Kilbride has been appointed Head Coach for the Under 15 Womenâs team. Kilbride, who is currently the Head Coach of Pyrobel Killester, was also Assistant Coach for the Under 16 Womenâs programme and helped the team to secure Irelandâs best ever finish at a FIBA European Championships earlier this year.
Finally, Paul Kelleher has been appointed Head Coach for the Under 17 Menâs team. Kelleher is a former coach of the Menâs Under 16 team, and is current Head Coach of Menâs Division 1 team, BFG Neptune.
Speaking about the appointments, Chair of the EPC, Bernard OâByrne stated: âWe are pleased to announce these three appointments for our Irish underage teams. We wish them all the very best in their roles.â