Genesis sign up Munir as head coach and performance director

Genesis Hockey have appointed Nasir Munir as Performance Director for the club – both  senior and junior sections – and as Head Coach of the first team.

A former Pakistan international, he has lived in Ireland for 19 years, achieving playing and coaching success with Glenanne, including an Irish Senior Cup win.

Nasir Munir in coaching action with Dublin Uni. Pic: Adrian Boehm

Since then, he had held numerous coaching roles around Leinster, most recently having a three year spell with Dublin University’s men’s club.

He holds an FIH Level 4 High Performance and IHA Level 3 badge. He will coach the first team in women’s Leinster Division One.

In his role as Performance Director, he will be responsible for implementing a system of coaching in the Junior Club, and for developing the coaches to work to that structure.

Genesis is based in St Raphaela’s School in Stillorgan while also using pitch time at UCD and currently had approximately 120 senior and 350 junior members.

The club currently have a number of coaching vacancies – namely coach of Genesis 2nds and Genesis 4ths, so if you are interested please contact annkirwan123@gmail.com.

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