High Performance Expert Gary Keegan currently sits on the IRFU National Professional Games Board and is the current Chair of the High Performance Advisory Group at Cricket Ireland. His previous role was Director of the Irish Institute of Sport.
The Institution of Sport is a government agency established in 2006 to manage and coordinate high performance sport in Ireland. Its mission is to create an environment of support which ensures that talented Irish athletes achieve sustained levels of excellence in elite sport. This involves a variety of support systems, tailored to maximise management, performance science, performance analysis and performance medicine.
Previous to this, he spent six years as high performance director with the IABA’s high performance boxing programme. There, Gary and his team developed a renowned management programme that ensured major European, World and Olympic success, obtaining 29 medals across the age spectrum.
Gary has worked with leaders and organisations around the world charged with defining and sustaining a culture of excellence in execution. His team at Uppercut exists as a trusted partner to such organisations who truly want to solve the dynamic puzzle that a genuine pursuit of excellence presents.
High Performance Expert Gary is a strong believer in facilitating individuals to realise their own potential through the creation of supporting environments that are conducive to the delivery of high performance. He has worked across a broad array of indigenous industry, and has lectured at a host of SMEs and MCS in the areas of high performance, the importance of systems, vision and strategy. Gary lectured at the London Business School and the Irish Management Institute.