Coach Mark Foley

Middle Distance Coach

A native of Limerick, growing up, Mark dabbled in various sporting disciplines from Tennis to Gaelic games. Mark is a former player, coach and manager with NUIG soccer team over a decade with district league and intervarsity teams. Following knee surgery, Mark decided to hang up the football boots and after a 20-year gap from junior tennis days, embarked on a journey to re-learn how to play tennis. In the last few years he has competed in tennis competitions at senior, masters and interprovincial level for his adopted province Connacht. Mark decided to help out at GCH to help athletes improve and achieve goals while having fun. Mark has completed Athletics Ireland Level 2 coaching course and is currently head coach for the middle distance group.