Robin Day

Founder/ Academy Director

  • Date Joined: 10th December 2018
A forward-thinking Football Coach whose career incorporates a track record of experience and achievements leading teams across elite academies and regional representative squads in Ireland; places a strong focus on nurturing talent and guiding the development of youth players, with several players going on to represent Ireland’s youth international squads.

Coaching expertise is underpinned by a commitment to industry qualifications, CPD and a player-focused approach to training. Demonstrates excellent leadership, communication and planning skills alongside the capacity to lead on areas of scouting and recruitment, philosophy, systems of play and coach development.

*Also holds a National Certficate in Exercise & Fitness (2003).
Robin Day

Qualifications/Accreditation

  • UEFA: A Licence

    UEFA
    A Licence
    2018

  • Futbol Salou: Futbol Salou Spain Smart Football Level 1

    Futbol Salou
    Futbol Salou Spain Smart Football Level 1
    2015

  • UEFA: B Licence

    UEFA
    B Licence
    2014

  • Football Association of Ireland: Kickstart 2

    Football Association of Ireland
    Kickstart 2
    2012

  • Scouting Network: Scouting Course

    Scouting Network
    Scouting Course
    2011

  • Football Association of Ireland: Kickstart 1

    Football Association of Ireland
    Kickstart 1
    2011

  • Football Association of Ireland: FAI Youth Certificate

    Football Association of Ireland
    FAI Youth Certificate
    2011

  • UEFA: Elite Youth A Licence

    UEFA
    Elite Youth A Licence

Career History

  • Kerry Schoolboys League

    Kerry Schoolboys League
    U14 Manager (Kennedy Cup)
    2019 – Present

  • O Day Football Academy

    O Day Football Academy
    Founder/Academy Director U7 - U13
    2018 – Present

  • Kerry Schoolboys League

    Kerry Schoolboys League
    U14 ETP Head Coach
    2018 – Present

  • MEK United FC

    MEK United FC
    Coaching Coordinator U10 - U11
    2017 – Present

  • Tralee Dynamos AFC

    Tralee Dynamos AFC
    Coaching Coordinator U9 - U10
    2017 – Present

  • Kerry Schoolboys League

    Kerry Schoolboys League
    U16 ETP Head Coach
    2017 – 2018

  • Aisling Annacotty AFC

    Aisling Annacotty AFC
    Coaching Coordinator U10 - U14
    2015 – 2017

  • Total Football Academy

    Total Football Academy
    Co-Founder/Director of Coaching U7 - U15
    2014 – 2017

  • Kerry Schoolboys League

    Kerry Schoolboys League
    U14 ETP Coach
    2013 – 2014

  • Kerry Schoolboys League

    Kerry Schoolboys League
    U11/U12/U13 ETP Coach
    2012 – 2013

  • Killarney Athletic AFC

    Killarney Athletic AFC
    Coaching Coordinator U10 - U19
    2009 – 2015

Key Achievements

  • Created O’Day Football Academy to offer players professional coaching to progressively develop in a healthy football environment
  • Created opportunities for select players to showcase their talent & gain exposure at Elite tournaments & network with professional clubs & staff to create future relationships.
  • Helped develop players to represented Republic of Ireland & signed professional contract
  • Undertook Club Visits with the likes of Burnley FC, AZ Alkmaar, Feyenoord, AFC Ajax & Diosgyori VTK (Hungary)

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