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PATH2PRO Soccer Academy was established in 2013 by two former Professional Footballers in order to offer additional quality coaching to players of all ages in Ireland. 

Our coaches are either Current & Ex Professional players and UEFA PRO & A Licence coaches and our training sessions give players the right ingredients to reach their full potential.

Through our network of coaches, managers and scouts we can also guide players through the minefield that is professional football, if that is the route you choose to pursue.

Our aim at PATH2PRO Soccer Academy is to provide quality coaching sessions in a

professional environment in top class facilities and also offer advice & guidance to aspiring footballers.

All of our coaches are fully qualified coaches who are current or ex professional players.

Our Academy Director is ex Tottenham Hotspur player & ex Cork City Manager Neale Fenn while our Head Coach is the current DROGHEDA UTD ASSISTANT manager Daire Doyle. 

We cater for players aged 6 - 18 for our weekly sessions and we also provide camps during school holidays, 1 on 1 sessions and Elite Training Camps for players aged 13+

We have strong links to League Of Ireland clubs, both first team & Under age and we have also built up strong links with clubs in the UK and players from our Academy have travelled to these clubs for trials in the past 




Neale Fenn

Daire Doyle


Head of Operations & Performance Dublin


London born Neale signed for his local club Tottenham Hotspur aged 11 and went through the ranks making 10 senior appearances for Spurs in the Barclays Premier league. Neale also had loan spells at Norwich & Swindon before signing for Peterborough Utd.

Neale left Peterborough in 2004 moving to Ireland where he had spells at Cork City, Bohemians, Dundalk, Waterford & Shamrock Rovers. He also represented Ireland at U/15, U/18 U/21 & B level

Neale is a UEFA PRO Licence holder and has managed Longford Town & Cork City in the Airtricity League

Head Coach Dublin


Currently first team manager of Longford Town in the Airtricity League, Daire grew up in Ireland before moving to the UK at the age of 16 to sign for Coventry City. Liverpool legend Jan Molby was a big fan of Daires and signed him on a 3 year contract to his team Kidderminster Harriers. Daire moved back to Ireland to play for Longford, Bray & Drogheda before moving to Shelbourne at the start of the 2015 season

Daire is a UEFA PRO Licence candidate and is currently manager of League Of Ireland team Longford Town, helping them win promotion for the 2021 season


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