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Setanta College

Using the training modules he developed and evolved whilst at the IRFU, Dr Hennessy founded Setanta College in 2006. These modules were then accredited to Certificate and Degree level for part-time blended learning via QQI (Quality and Qualifications Ireland), which is an internationally recognised accrediting body.

Through a partnership with World Rugby, bespoke online modules have been developed and are now used as World Rugby’s Global Gold Standard for Coaching and Strength and Conditioning. To date 40,000 participants around the world have enrolled in these programmes.

The National Strength and Conditioning Association based in Colorado U.S.A. and the Titleist Performance Institute based in California U.S.A. recognise and endorse Setanta College programmes.

Setanta College has partnered with globally established sports technology companies such as Orreco, StatSports, ForceDecks, and PUSH. Our advisory board is chaired by Padraig Harrington and consisting of world-renowned experts and practitioners.


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