Niall has been coaching for over 7 years at clubs and training centres in New South Wales, delivering a high standard of training for youth sailing programs and introductory courses for adults.
Niall's recent experience includes coaching the Junior Sailing fleets at Manly 16ft Skiff Sailing Club, delivering coaching programs and race coaching for junior sailing associations, and delivering powerboat training courses for centres in NSW. He was the recipient of the 2019 Australian Sailing NSW Instructor of the Year Award for his work establishing and co-ordinating the Manly 16ft Skiff Sailing Club learn to sail program.
Niall is currently the Senior Head Instructor at the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club in Newport, NSW. The RPAYC Discover Sailing centre offers all of the Australian Sailing training programs including kid's learn to sail 'Tackers', Teens 'OutThere' sailing, Adult keelboat training, powerboat program, and windsurfing. It is one of the best locations in Sydney for delivering the full variety of training programs, and hosting school sailing opportunities.
When Niall isn't at the RPAYC, introducing new sailors to the wider sailing community, he is often on the water enjoying sailing skiffs, one-design keelboats and yachts.
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