Patrick Dolan

Qualifications: Bachelor of Science in Sport & Exercise Science DeSales University (2012), Master of Sciences in Human Performance Lindenwood University (2015)

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Postgraduate Researcher

Teaching and Research Interests:

PhD: Researcher for the Irish Rugby Injury Surveillance (IRIS) Project in partnership with the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) focusing on measurable strength and conditioning strategies in order to reduce the rate of injury occurrence and severities.
Supervisors: Dr. Ian Kenny, Dr. Tom Comyns, Dr. Liam Glynn

Funded By: Health Research Institute (HRI)

Personal Profile:

Patrick is a US native, born and raised in Philadelphia. He comes to us most recently from working for Red Bull New York, overseeing Strength and Conditioning for the Academy. Additionally, he remains a Sports Science network professional for US Soccer, providing support in strength and conditioning and sport science to US Youth National Teams during domestic and international training camps and matches.  Prior to working in professional soccer, he grew as a strength and conditioning coach primarily coaching in the collegiate system. He was the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach at Manhattan College, Assistant Director of Strength & Conditioning at Santa Clara University, and a Graduate Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach at Lindenwood University. He was fortunate to work under great mentors from numerous internship stints at Xavier University, University of Denver, Lehigh University, and Temple University. He began his pursuit in Strength and Conditioning in 2009 as a volunteer S&C coach at MVP Sports Training and Fitness.
Patrick is an Approved Mentor for the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa) while also holding their Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC) certificate since 2015. He became a Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach (RSCC) in 2017 and began as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) in 2012 with the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He also holds the Functional Range Conditioning Specialist Mobility Specialist (FRCms) certification with Functional Anatomy Seminars and Basic Life Support through the American Red Cross.

Selected Publications:

Publications (1): CHO, CAFF, CHO+CAFF Mouth Rinsing on Intermittent Running Performance in Collegiate Lacrosse Players
The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research: September 2017 - Volume 31 - Issue 9 - p 2473–2479