Co-funded by the EU & the Government of Ireland

The MET Technology Gateway is co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Union through the ERDF Northern and Western Regional Programme 2021-27

Ed Daly

PhD Research Scientist

Ed Daly has over thirteen years’ experience in sports coach education and more than five years of lecturing experience in third-level institutes.

His focus is to actively build research collaborations which focus on concussion and CTE on a national and international level. Ed’s particular areas of interest are concussion identification, treatment and reduction methodologies.

He is a co-author with Dr Alan Pearce (La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia) and Dr Doug King (Hutt Valley Hospital, New Zealand) on concussion reduction strategies.

Before moving to a career in lecturing, Ed worked in professional sports and spent over ten years as a coach with Munster Rugby, coaching age-grade players on the professional player development pathway.

Ed holds an MSc in Strength and Conditioning (Limerick Institute of Technology) and has accreditation in IRFU S&C Level 1, World Rugby S&C Level 1 and as a World Rugby Coach Educator.

He is also a qualified sports injury therapist focused on biomechanics, with significant experience in the applied aspect of resistance training/weightlifting techniques with IRFU/Munster S&C staff for age-grade players.

Ed is currently a PhD researcher focused on investigating concussion identification, concussion management and concussion reduction strategies.