EXPERT SESSIONS AND ADVICE FROM QUALIFIED AND EXPERIENCED GRASSROOTS RUGBY COACHES

Si Nainby’s Deep Dive with guest Andre Quinn


Si Nainby delivers a two-part podcast with Andre Quinn. He is Head of Athletic Performance at Cavan GAA. He was previously a strength and conditioning coach at London Irish and sports scientist at Harlequins.

1. The commute. 30 minutes with Andre to pull out some coaching takeaways.

2. The deep dive. In-depth conversations around personalities and realities of playing and coaching.

In the podcast, the following areas are discussed:

  • Where Andre’s curiosity for improving performance came from
  • How the day-to-day training in a Premiership club is set up and why
  • Training considerations for amateur clubs
  • How the team coped unexpectedly well with a huge increase in workload demanded by a new head coach
  • Brendan Venter’s approach to motivation and the organisation of training at London Irish Andre’s experiences of dealing with cancer and how he approached his treatment
Share this
Follow us
X
X