Peter Tierney

Organization: The Football Association (FA)
Job title: Physical Performance Coach & Sports Scientist
Season started: 2019
Professional Experience: 8
Nationality: United Kingdom
Skills: Sports Scientist, Strength & Conditioning

Educational Experience

InstituteDegreeMajor DepartmentDate FromDate ToCurrent
University College DublinDoctor of Philosophy - PhDResearch2017-01-012021-01-01No
University College DublinProfessional DiplomaData Analytics2016-01-012017-01-01No
University College DublinProfessional CertificateMathematics for Data Analytics and Statistics2016-01-012016-01-01No
University College DublinMaster of Science (MSc)Research2015-01-012016-01-01No
University College DublinBachelor of Science (BSc)Health and Performance Science2011-01-012014-01-01No
Wesley College DublinLeaving Certificate2005-01-012011-01-01No

Experience Details

CompanyTitleSummaryDate FromDate ToCurrent
The Football AssociationPhysical Performance Coach & Sports ScientistResponsibilities blend physical performance delivery to England national football teams, applied sports science project work, and performance / pathway strategy development within the English Football Association2019-07-012021-08-01No
Leinster RugbySports Scientist & Athletic Performance CoachSports scientist & athletic performance coach within the athletic performance department of Leinster Rugby responsible for coordinating all sports science application and processes, and the development & delivery of strength & conditioning program Deliver speed and conditioning program on pitch to ensure health, fitness and preparedness of senior squad athletes in-season Deliver and coach in all strength & power sessions for senior squad, and lead the match-squad MD-2 strength & power primer involving plyometrics, resisted sled sprints, and olympic lift variations Lead non-match squad athletic performance sessions (strength & conditioning) in conjunction with Senior Athletic Performance Coach Recruitment experience within the department (Athletic Performance Intern positions) and subsequent management and mentorship of the intern staff Two hires are subsequently working in professional team sport environments, one working in elite strength environment, and one other I helped mentor through a Research Masters2015-03-012019-06-01No
Leinster RugbyRegional Strength & Conditioning Coach (Metro)Metro Region Men’s U16s - Program and deliver physical development programs in regional facility to players that are in underage provincial squads - Ensure players have the movement capacities to progress through the Leinster Rugby pathway - Lay the foundation of movement for players to build upon as they enter the Academy2014-07-012015-12-01No
Leinster RugbyStrength And Conditioning Coach#NAME?2014-06-012015-06-01No
Old Wesley RFCStrength & Conditioning CoachSenior Men’s; Div 1B All Ireland League - Program, lead and deliver strength & conditioning pre-season and in-season for the Senior Squad - Educate coaching staff on training periodisation, planning and intensity - Integrate rugby and conditioning work to optimise training efficiency - Program and support injured athletes in their return to play process - Oversee U20s strength and conditioning program, and assist junior S&C Coach in planning and implementation of physical programs - Ensure clear link of S&C programs and language from U20s to Senior Mens2015-06-012017-10-01No
Wesley College DublinStrength & Conditioning CoachSenior Cup Team (Secondary School) - Program, lead and deliver strength & conditioning program to the Senior Cup Team - Plan and deliver pre-season and in-season program in conjunction with the school's style of play - Embed athletic development philosophy across the rugby pathway from U13s up to SCT (U18s) - Educate student athletes on holistic performance development2014-06-012015-06-01No
University College DublinStrength & Conditioning Coach, High Performance GymUCD Elite Swim Team - Support and deliver strength program to support swimming performance - Deliver bespoke in-gym recovery interventions - Design and deliver mobility programs - Monitor a custom readiness marker (Bench Pull Velocity) to help adjust strength program where needed2013-09-012014-07-01No