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As elite athletes, you give everything to the game. It’s an amazing game, and it should be a big part of the picture of your life. But it shouldn’t be the full picture.

The BEO 360 programme has been developed specifically for GPA members, to empower inter-county players to realise the bigger picture beyond your sport. To fulfil your potential. To provide you with options. To give you every chance on and off the field.

Having a better plan for your off-field career provides better opportunities for greater on-field performance.

Hear how your fellow members have benefitted from GPA support.

BEO 360 is a programme developed specifically for you, aimed at supporting your personal development. We work with you across four key programme pillars, tailored for you and your unique circumstances.

Providing opportunities and resources to broaden your perspective and expand your identity beyond your sporting career.

Empowering you to achieve your potential in your off-field career.

Protecting and promoting your holistic wellbeing through practical tools and strategies.

Guiding you to adapt and adjust to change at each phase of your inter-county career journey.

BEO 360 - The Player's View

There are a number of ways to engage with the GPA and the BEO 360 programme. We recommend a 1-to-1 meeting with a GPA Player Development Manager. It is private and personal and designed specifically for you.

  • Develop a tailored  development plan with your GPA BEO 360 Coach. 
  • Self-directed learning and wellbeing support through the GPA digital learning pathways. 
  • Expert-led group workshops for every stage of your inter-county career journey.
  • Bespoke online webinars on all aspects of BEO 360.

It’s easy.

Book an appointment with a GPA Player Development Manager here.

Or simply contact Jennie, Arron or Stephen for more information:

Jennifer Rogers –

Arron Graffin –

Stephen Henry –

Life Skills

– Leadership development
– Financial wellbeing
– Time management
– Building self-awareness
– Presentation and public speaking
– Media training
– Online Courses
– Profile & Brand Development

To find out more about further life skills support click here.

Dual Career

– Career Development Planning
– CV Development
– LinkedIn Support
– Interview Preparation
– Educational Advice
– 3rd Level Enhanced Scholarships
– Education & Training Fund
– Business Development & Start-up Support
– Digital Marketing Consultancy

To speak directly with somebody about your dual-career options click here.


– 24/7 Counselling Support
– 24/7 Text Support Service
– Digital Wellbeing Platform
– Residential Support Programme
– Building Resilience
– Injury Support

For more tools and strategies to protect your wellbeing click here.


– Rookie Camp
– Transition Camp
– Pre-Retirement Planning
– Transition Programmes

To speak to someone about support with transition click here.