Paul Kilgannon is a Primary School Teacher, Sports Coach and Sports Coach Educator. He has particular interest in Child and Youth Sports Coaching and Athletic Development. He believes strongly in a holistic approach to coaching children in sport, developing both “the child” and “the player”. He believes lessons learned by children in sport can and must positively contribute to all areas of their lives and that the volunteer coach has a key role to play in this. He espouses Volunteer Coach Education as the single most important agent for change in child and youth sport.