Genesis Beijing report overview


KEY FINDINGS:Super-effective sports focus not in place.

  • No real partnership between key stakeholders.
  • Overall culture and attitude needs to be changed.
  • Action is urgently needed if once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in London is to be realised.
  • Quality of management, coaches, and performance system needs to be continuously challenged.

KEY RECOMMENDATIONS:Urgently establish a performance planning group involving all key stakeholders.

  • OCI should be engaged and involved with National Federations.
  • All stakeholders should be engaged in performance plans.
  • Target specific sports with best chance of success.
  • Create proper Talent ID leading to 2016 and 2020.
  • Make Ireland a destination of choice for great coaches.