Interview with : John Mc Closkey

Name: John Mc Closkey

Profession: Teacher/Coach

Team taking a year out to do some CPD

Greatest achievements as a trainer: Sigerson Cup (QUB) 2000, All Ireland Club (Crossmaglen) 2000, All Ireland Football ( Armagh) 2002, NFL (Armagh) 2005, NFL (Derry) 2008, Ulster Championship (Armagh) 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006.

Years in the Industry


What strength coach or trainer has had the most impact on you and why?

Craig White, Mike Mc Gurn, Fergus Connolly, Ashley Jones

What are the positives of being a Strength and Conditioning Coach / Trainer?

We can help athletes from all sports, our role is evolving all the time.

What are the negatives?

We don’t get credit we deserve

What advice would you have for those wishing to become a part of the industry?


What is your favorite exercise? 


Favorite piece of equipment you have in your gym?


If you could change one thing what would it be?

Less paper work

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