Who are we?
The South Dublin Panthers – American Football Club
Located in Dublin, The Panthers are one of Irelands biggest american football clubs. We compete in american football for adults, youth and non contact, flag football leagues. One of the longest established organisations in Ireland, we have competed for National Championships domestically and in European tournaments.
For an american football team in Dublin, look no further.
American Football for All
American Football is a sport for all ages, genders, shapes and sizes. Competing, Coaching, Officiating, Photgrpahers, Video Personnel. The Panthers are always seeking to add to our family.
Our Athletes come from a diverse sporting background. Some have taken up American Football as adults, others have played and continue to play sports such as rugby, basketball, GAA, soccer and tennis. The only requirement of our Athletes is they give it their maximum effort
Many of the Panthers Coaches, on all three teams, have internaitonal experience and will provide only the highest quality coaching to anyone starting out in their American Football career. Adult, Youth and Flag all have coaches of the highest calibre.
The Panthers are a family club. With three teams, Athletes, Coaches, Sideline Staff, Referees, Officals, Video Analysis, Photographers and everyone in between. We are always seeking new members.
Our Management Team
Coach Steve Mack
Head Coach Tackle
In five years as Head Coach, Coach Mack has led the South Dublin Panthers to the Playoffs twice and the clubs’ first Shamrock Bowl appearance
Coach Jo Buchanan
Head Coach Flag
Jo brings years of flag football experience to the Panthers. Competing internationally with the Craigavon Cowboys and coming to the Panthers in 2020, Jo will bring our flag football team on another step.
‘Barney’ makes sure all elements of the club keep running smoothly. Supporting the Academy Team, Adult Team and Flag Football
Dr. Emma Burrows
A PhD in sporting performance, Coach B creates the culture of the Panthers, bringing her experience with Olympic Ireland and the FAI to the Panthers
We are always seeking new members from Dublin and beyond. Over half of our playing squad have 3 years or less experience. All of the athletes on our Youth team are new to the sport.
Our Future is you! Join up and be the difference.