Program Manager for the Tackle Your Feelings Program, he is passionate about learning, developing, community and connection
Nick is Program Manager for the Tackle Your Feelings (TYF) Program. TYF is a mental health training program for Community AFL Clubs. Nick is from Ireland, moving to Melbourne at the age of 17 to play Australian Rules Football. He spent 3 years on the list of the Melbourne Football Club before returning to Ireland and playing/captaining County Team, Cavan for 9 years.
At the same time, he also spent 9 years working with the Gaelic Association in Ireland in the area of Youth Sport and Development. Nick has represented Ireland in International Rules football and returned to Australia in 2011 where he coached at the Giants in Sydney for 7 years. Nick completed his studies at University of Jordanslee in Belfast along with his Masters in Performance through Setanta College, Ireland. Through Nick’s playing and professional career he has dealt with the roller coaster of pressures that this professional industry portrays. Nick is excited to be part of the Fellowship and is looking to learn and share his experiences through the peers and leaders in the program.