About Us


St Brendan's AC is an athletics club based in Ardfert, Co.Kerry.We cater for athletics in the north Kerry area including the area
of Ardfert, Ballyheigue, Ballyduff, Kilmoyley, Lixnaw, Abbeydorney, Causeway and their surrounding areas.The club itself was founded in the late 70's with our current President Patrick O Riordan being one of the founder members.
  
 We strive to keep progressing every year while promoting athletics as best as possible in the North Kerry area - ATHLETICS FOR ALL.
For Juveniles minimum age to join is 7.


 For further information contact club Secretary: Irene Butler at 087-7985557 or email  stbrendansa.c.kerry@gmail.com


Current 2018/19 coaches:

Head Coach: 

Orla Fitzgerald (AAI Level 1) Sprints & hurdles

Coaches: 
Artur Nowak (AAI Level 2 Endurance) Endurance & Throw events
Ursula Barrett (AAI Level 1) Jumps

David Butler (Athletics Coach)
Shaz Malik (Athletics Coach)

Moira Horgan (Athletics Coach)
Deirdre Courtney (Athletics Coach)

We always looking for new coaches or parents to help out at training sessions or progress to assistant coach and coach level. Training provided by the club and/or Athletics Ireland.

Please get in touch if interested - club Secretary: Irene Butler at 087-7985557 or email 

stbrendansa.c.kerry@gmail.com 
or for general information club email stbrendansac@gmail.com

Committee for 2018/2019
President: Patrick O’Riordan
Chairperson: Shaz Malik
Vice Chairperson: John Clifford
Secretary: Irene Butler
Treasurer: Moira Horgan
Registrar: Deirdre Courtney
PRO: David Kissane
Child Protection OfficerDenis Foley
Co. Board Delegates: Orla Fitzgerald, Shaz Malik & Brendan Courtney
Fundraising Chairperson: Liam Marley
Committee: Brendan CourtneyLiam Marley 

Head Coach: Orla Fitzgerald
Coaches: Shaz Malik, Orla Fitzgerald, Moira Horgan, Ursula Barrett, David Butler, Deirdre Courtney, Artur Nowak


Committee for 2017/2018
President: Patrick O’Riordan
Chairperson: Shaz Malik
Secretary: Irene Butler
Treasurer: Moira Horgan
Registrar: Deirdre Courtney
PRO: David Kissane
Child Protection OfficerDenis Foley
Co. Board Delegates: Orla Fitzgerald, Shaz Malik & Brendan Courtney
Fundraising Chairperson: Liam Marley
Committee: Brendan Courtney, Orla Fitzgerald, Liam Marley

Head Coach: Artur Nowak
Coaches: Shaz Malik, Orla Fitzgerald, Moira Horgan, Ursula Barrett, David Butler, Deirdre Courtney


Committee for 2016/2017
President: Patrick O’Riordan
Chairperson: Orla Fitzgerald
Vice-Chairperson: Shaz Malik
Secretary: Moira Horgan
Treasurer: Shaz Malik
Assistant Treasurer: 
Registrar: Deirdre Courtney
PRO: Artur Nowak
Child Protection OfficerOrla Fitzgerald
Co. Board Delegates: Shaz Malik & Brendan Courtney
Fundraising Chairperson: Liam Marley
Committee: Mags Hussey, TJ McCarthy, Brendan Courtney

Head Coach: Artur Nowak
Coaches: Shaz Malik, David Moore, Orla Fitzgerald, Moira Horgan, Seamus Falvey, Ursula Barrett


Committee for 2014/2015
President: Patrick O’Riordan
Chairperson: Joanne Daffy
Vice-Chairperson: Shaz Malik
Secretary: Orla Fitzgerald
Treasurer: Shaz Malik
Assistant Treasurer: Blánaid Walsh
Registrar: Deirdre Courtney
PRO: Josephine O’Riordan
Child Protection Officer: Antoinette O’Mahony
Co. Board Delegates: Shaz Malik & Brendan Courtney
Fundraising Chairperson: Liam Marley
Committee: Breda Shanahan, Mags Hussey & TJ McCarthy

Head Coach: Artur Nowak
Coaches: Shaz Malik, David Moore, Orla Fitzgerald, Moira Horgan, Seamus Falvey


Committee for 2013/2014
President: Patrick O’Riordan
Chairperson: Joanne Daffy
Vice-Chairperson: Chris O’Shea
Secretary: Orla Fitzgerald
Treasurer: Shaz Malik
Assistant Treasurer: Blánaid Walsh
Registrar: Deirdre Courtney
PRO: Chris O’Shea & Josephine O’Riordan
Child Protection Officer: Antoinette O’Mahony
Co. Board Delegates: Shaz Malik & Brendan Courtney
Fundraising Chairperson: Liam Marley
Committee: Breda Shanahan, Mags Hussey & TJ McCarthy

Head Coach: David McElligott
Coaches: Mary Marley, Artur Nowak, Chris O’Shea, Shaz Malik, David Moore & Orla Fitzgerald


Achievements-
Kerry Juvenile T+F Champions 1988/1989/1990/1991/1992/1993/1994/1995/1996/1997/2007/2008/2009/2010/2011
Kerry Junior T+F Champions 2009
Kerry Senior Men's T+F[Quill Cup] Champions 2010
Kerry Senior Women's Champions 2015
Kerry U9-U14 Sportshall Champions 2009/2010/2012
Kerry Juvenile Cross Country Champions 2009
Munster Juvenile Indoor T+F Champions 2010
Munster Juvenile Outdoor T+F Champions 2010

 Irish Internationals-
Ailbhe Courtney-Irish Schools Team 300m hurdles 2009/Celtic Games U18 Team 300m hurdles 2009
Luke O'Keeffe-Irish Schools Team 400m 2009
PJ Galvin-Irish Schools Team High Jump 2010
Una Marley-Irish Schools Team Pole Vault 2010,Celtic Games 2011
Clarence Kennedy-Celtic Games U18 Team Triple Jump 2010
Eoghan Courtney-Celtic Games U16 Team 80m Hurdles 2010 & Captain/Irish Schools combined events junior team 2010/Celtic Cup U16 schools team 60m & Captain, Celtic Games 2012
Katie O'Riordan - Celtic Games 2012
International Children's Games: Iarla Courtney, Cian McGarry, 



2012/2013
President-Patrick O'Riordan
Chairperson-Joanne Daffy
Vice -Chairperson- Chris O'Shea
Secretary-Orla Fitzgerald
Registrar-Deirdre Courtney
Treasurer-Fearghal Grimes
Assistent Treasurer: Cathy Hogan
Child Officers-Antoinette O'Mahony
PRO-Josephine O Riordan/Shaz Malik
Fundraising Chairperson-Liam Marley
Co.Board Delegates-Mary Marley,Shaz Malik,Brendan Courtney
Head Coach-Dave McElligott
Coaches-Shaz Malik,Artur Nowak,Mary Marley,Chris O'Shea, Deirdre Courtney,Orla Fitzgerald
Committee-Breda Shanahan,Blathnaid Walsh,TJ McCathy


Committee for 2011/2012
President-Patrick O Riordan
Chairperson-Mary Marley
Vice Chair-John Clifford
Secretary-Orla Fitzgerald
Registrar-Chris O Shea
Treasurer-Fearghal Grimes
Head Coach-Dave McElligott
Child Officers-Joanne Daffy
PRO-Josephine O Riordan/Shaz Malik
Race Director-Liam Marley
Coaches-Dave McElligott, Shaz Malik, Artur Nowak, Mary Marley, Chris O Shea, Deirdre Courtney
Committee-Deirdre Courtney,Brendan Courtney