Ronan, who stood for the role as Coaching Officer for Cork in the recent election for officers of the County Board brings a wealth of experience from the playing fields of Cork to his role as Cork County Coaching Officer,as a hurler he played at all levels for Cork from U16,U18, U21, Intermediate up to Senior.
Born in Aghada, County Cork, Ronan first played competitive hurling at Midleton CBS Secondary School. He arrived on the inter-county scene at the age of sixteen when he linked up with the Cork minor team before later joining the under-21 and intermediate sides. He joined the Cork senior panel during the 1997 championship.
At club level he was a two-time championship medalist with Imokilly, He also played with hie own club Aghada. Ronan has become involved in team management and coaching since his retirement from the playing field. As well as club coaching at various levels he has coached at inter-county level with various Cork teams in all grades including manager with the Cork intermediate team in 2015,16 & 17.
In recent years he has worked along side the full time coaching staff with underage teams and at various camps and workshops for mentors of the development squads and clubs. His inside knowledge will stand him in good stead going forward and working on the structures first set out by outgoing Coaching officer and current Vice Chairman Kevin O’Donovan will only improve the development of our underage structures going forward.
Congratulations to Ronan in his new role as Coaching Officer.