Born in Wexford but raised in Australia, Joe Gallanagh has extensive experience in both professional Rugby Union and Rugby League. His Strength & Conditioning coaching career started in the NRL in NSW, Australia with the Newcastle Knights. From there, he moved to Super League in England initially with Salford Reds before moving on to Wigan Warriors.
Such was the quality of his work in Rugby League that Wigan Athletic, then in the Premier League, came calling and he signed as their Strength & Conditioning Coach. He stayed 5 years with Wigan Athletic before moving to Munster Rugby in 2008. He stayed with Munster Rugby for a further 3 years before moving to Donegal and working with Ulster Rugby, whilst consulting with Donegal GAA then under Jim McGuinness.
Joe brings an enormous amount of professional industry experience to KG Elite Performance courses along with fantastic coaching skills.