Declan Coyle is a director of Andec, author of the Green Platform, and one of Ireland’s most internationally experienced leadership training and development consultants. He is also much sought after as a conference keynote speaker. His success as a top-class inspirational speaker for business leaders has in recent years been harnessed in the sports arena where he has given regular goal setting and mental strength motivational sessions to a number of GAA teams including he successful Kerry and Cork (footballers), Tipperary (hurling), and Dublin (hurling) teams. He worked closely with Kilmacud Crokes when they won the 2008 All Ireland Club Championship.
Declan is himself a former Ulster Championship medal winner who played senior football with Cavan. He also worked with the Kentucky Wildcats when they won the National Basketball Title in the U.S.
A former Columban missionary for 27 years, Declan is married with three children and lives in Bray, Co. Wicklow. He writes a weekly motivational column for Fit Magazine that is published with the Irish Independent.
Declan is a member of the Irish Institute of Training & Development. He holds two masters degrees from Ottawa and St Paul’s Universities, in Canada, a Certificate in Training and Continuing Education from the National University of Ireland, Maynooth, is a Master Practitioner in NLP and a certified Enneagram teacher. He writes a weekly motivational column for Fit Magazine that is published with the Independent Newspaper.