An awesome article on Feidhlim Kelly, the founder of the Dublin Track Club…. follow link below for the entire article….

‘If there’s one thing that bothers Feidhlim Kelly — and there are many — then it’s wasted talent, unfulfilled potential. Kelly, 39, can see these days why he didn’t achieve his athletic potential and, for the past six years, he’s done everything to ensure others don’t make the same mistake, guiding many of Ireland’s best like Andrew Coscoran, Michelle Finn, Brian Fay, Hiko Tonosa, Sean Tobin and Mark English.

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‘Why not just get a nine-to-five and make coaching a hobby, like so many others? The answer says as much about Kelly the person as Kelly the coach.

“You can do the other things, but then you get distracted. I was like: ‘If I’m going to tell the athletes to go all in, I’m f***ing all in.’”

Read the entire article HERE....


NOTE: feature Picture by Gerry Mooney.