Sami Dowling


Position: Tutor

“In the right mindset, you can turn your weaknesses into strengths” 

“Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others” 

“Don’t lose the forest for the trees” 

About Sami Dowling 

Sami has over 15 years of experience as a strength and conditioning coach across multiple sports from development right up to and including the elite level. He spent 10 years working with Leinster Rugby and the IRFU and has extensive experience in the world of GAA at both club and county levels. He has worked with senior intercounty teams such as Dublin, Down, Longford, and Wexford, as well as club teams St. Vincent’s, Cuala, Carbury and Ballymun Kickhams. Sami has also transferred his skill set into the world of hockey, spending the last number of years working with Hockey Ireland and Pemproke Hockey club.

Sami’s Teaching Philosophy 

After completing his Master’s in Strength in Conditioning, Sami gravitated towards tutoring, wanting to bridge the gap between evidence-based research and the art of coaching science. 


  • Masters in Sports Science, UKSCA

Research / Industry Participation 

  • Sports Science 
  • Strength & Conditioning 

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