Cumann Lúthchleas Gael Cill Mhantáin

Hugh Kenny Games Manager

Mobile: 087 2718537

Email Address: hugh.kenny.gamesmanager.wicklow@gaa.ie

Advice to coaches: Communicate – Clearly, Concisely, calmly constructively, consistently and cleverly. Do your homework plan for coaching sessions and games.

Characteristics you look for in a player:  Skilful, Vision, Aggressive, Coachable & Respectful

Home Club: Baltinglass

Qualifications: Award 2 Child, Youth and Adult Football & Hurling, Certificate Leadership/Management Carlow IT, Train the trainer, GAA Tutor

GAA Achievements:  8 Senior Football Championships, 1 Leinster & All Ireland club, 1 All Ireland Junior Football with Wicklow, Manager Wicklow Seniors, Manager Ireland U17 Australian Rules Team, Coach to Ireland Senior Australian Rules Team, 1 All Ireland B Championship with Wicklow. Full Back on All Ireland Club team of the last 25 years, Full back on Wicklow team of the century, All Juvenile Championships winners at U12, U14, U16 & Minor.    

Favourite Player Hurling: Henry Shefflin

Favourite Player Football: Paul Mannion

Hobbies/Pastime: Travel & watching other sports 

Ambition for Wicklow GAA: To improve coaching standards at club level so we have better players coming into our academy squad system.

Biggest influence on career: My Father

Best Advice you can give to young players: Be the best you can be, but it takes practice, honesty, commitment and determination. 

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