Michael Gerard has played for and captained his club Pádraig Sáirséil, Belfast, at every age group up to and including senior level. He has also been coaching teams of all age grades in the club for over twenty years and held the role of club coaching officer for the past number of years.
Michael Gerard has been sharing innovative games and coaching resources via social media which aim to help coaches create an enjoyable, encouraging and inspiring for young players.
He has delivered underage coaching workshops both in person and via video link for over 50 clubs and county boards including, Dublin GAA, Kilkenny GAA, Down GAA and Cork GAA.
Furthermore, he is the creator of the interactive family workbooks, Our Sporting Journey, as well as co-authoring the children's storybooks, My First Gaelic Football Match and My First Hurling-Camogie Match.
Michael Gerard has recently left the teaching profession to focus on his current role as a Life and Performance Coach.