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We have had the privilege of working with exceptional athletes, business leaders and organisations all over the world.

While discretion and privacy are key pillars of the service that we provide, some of our clients have been kind enough to share an insight into their experience of working with Gary and the team at Uppercut.

Click MORE to read the full testimonial.                         

Gillian French

His skills as a motivator, mentor and orator are wholly unique. more

Gillian French

Former Chief People Office, CarTrawler

Liam Sheedy
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Two words to describe Gary Keegan: World Class. more

Liam Sheedy

Provincial Director, Munster

Bank of Ireland &

Tipperary Senior Hurling Manager

Jim Gavin

Gary has led a mindset shift

enabling us to create a purposeful

pathway in what we do and how we do it, in our continued pursuit of high performance. more

Jim Gavin

Dublin Senior Football Manager (2012- 2019)

I knew instantly it was a privilege to have gary in my corner.  Gary has a profound understanding of human nature and a remarkable ability to strategize and interpret a situation. more 

Kate Candon 

Business Strategy Senior Manager

Irish Life Health

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Rory Fitzpatrick

Olympic Coach, Irish Sailing Association

Isa Nacewa

Once I got the opportunity to sit down with him it sort of blew my mind. Everything about him just screams high performance.


Isa Nacewa

4-time European Cup Winner with Leinster Rugby

I was immediately drawn to his energy, passion & insights for high performance. he truly is an inspirational speaker and coach for both personal and professional development. more 

James Winters

Corporate VP, Manufacturing and Supply Chain



i have yet to see anybody else bring together the best practices of business and high performance sport in the way Gary achieves it. more

Graham Fagan

Group Director of Technology and Operations, AIB

Gary helped me to create an environment where everyone had a voice, collaboration was second nature and creativity encouraged. more 

Brid O'Donovan

Former Senior Leader, AIB

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Gary sees people's potential and

leads them beyond where they may not have believed was within their

capability. more 

Rory Fitzpatrick

Olympic Coach at IrishSailing Association


His success as 

high performance

director with Ireland's Olympic Boxing Programme from is

unprecedented. more

Daragh Sheridan Ph.D.

High Performance Sport NZ

Gary has encouraged me to never fear failure and to push the boundaries to achieve maximum performance.


Bernard Dunne

IABA High Performance Director & Former Super Bantamweight Boxing World Champion

In my 15 years on the Global circuit of

High Performance Sport, I’ve yet to meet anyone to compare with Keegan’s ability to Lead, Strategise and improve performance. more

Billy Walsh

Headcoach, USA Boxing

He is equally adept at developing comprehensive systemic strategy, or isolating the minutest detail impacting the delivery of excellence. more

Ciaran Ward

Performance Lead at Judo NI

Gary has the ability to inspire his team to achieve more than they thought possible. more

Phil Moore

Head of Performance Support,

Olympics Federation of Ireland


Gary brings clarity to High Performance and helps leaders and managers understand what they need to do to achieve it with good implementation in real businesses. more

Brian Ingarfield

Former CPO & CCO, CarTrawler (2012 - 2017)

Gary is an inspirational

leader, an enlightening

speaker and an exceptional

strategic thinker.


Gary Cahill

Performance Director, Tennis Ireland

What most impresses me about Gary is his ability to quickly assess and understand the team or performance

scenario that is proving to be a stumbling block or derailer. more

Justin McNulty


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