About Us
WELCOME TO THE USGAA

We are the governing body responsible for promoting the sports of Hurling and Gaelic Football in the United States (except NYC). There are over 140 adult and youth clubs under our administration.

Clubs participate in Divisional Championship competitions to qualify for the National Finals in their respective sport and grade of competition. Presently, Gaelic Games are being organized and played in approximately 50 cities across the US, including (but not limited to) Akron, Albany, Albuquerque, Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Buffalo, Burlingame, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Denver, Dallas, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Indianapolis, Kalamazoo, Kansas City, Little Rock, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, Oakland, Orange County, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Portland-ME, Rochester, St. Louis, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle, Syracuse, Tampa, Twin Cities and Washington DC.

For more information about the GAA, to receive help in locating the nearest GAA club in your area, or for help with establishing a new GAA club contact us at: secretary.usa@gaa.ie or pro.usa@gaa.ie.

MEET OUR 2024 OFFICERS

Paul Keane

Paul Keane

Chairperson

Liam Moloney

Liam Moloney

Secretary

San Francisco, CA
secretary.usa@gaa.ie

Susan Pierce

Susan Pierce

Registrar

Indianapolis, IN

registrar.usa@gaa.ie

Mary Redmond

Mary Redmond

Public Relations

Chicago, IL

pro.usa@gaa.ie

Gareth Fitzsimons

Gareth Fitzsimons

Youth Officer

Gerard Dillon

Gerard Dillon

Central Council Delegate

Philadelphia, PA

ccdelegate.usa@gaa.ie

Pat Uniacke

Pat Uniacke

Honorary President

2024 COMMITTEES

Management Committee

Pau Keane – USGAA Chairperson
Peter Murray – USGAA Vice Chairperson
Liam Moloney – USGAA Secretary


This is a subcommittee of the USGAA Board. It has specific functions that relate to disciplinary matters that do not arise from competitions or games.

USGAA Youth Committee

Gareth Fitzsimons – USGAA Youth Chairperson (youthofficer.usa@gaa.ie)
Eamonn Kelly – USGAA Youth Vice Chairperson
Maureen Cairns – USGAA Youth Secretary (secretarybng.usa@gaa.ie)
Lizzie Reynolds – USGAA Youth Treasurer
Kerri Hanley – USGAA Youth Registrar
Trish Daly – USGAA Youth PRO
Olive Ennis – USGAA Youth Development Officer

 


This is a subcommittee of the USGAA Board. It has specific functions that relate to disciplinary matters that do not arise from competitions or games.

Finance

Tom Walsh – USGAA Treasurer
Peter Murray – USGAA Vice Chairperson
Susan Pierce – USGAA Registrar
Mary Redmond – USGAA PRO
Gareth Fitzsimons – USGAA Youth


It shall adjudicate on all disciplinary matters where a Hearing is prescribed and requested, relating to the enforcement of rules arising from matters under the jurisdiction of the USGAA Board

Appeals

Paul McCarthy – Philadelphia
David Slevin – Southeast
David Joyce – Northeast

Divisional Chairs to be included if needed.


It shall consist of the Central Council Delegate and all others drawn from Divisional Chairpersons. No one who has sat on a case at an earlier hearing may sit on a further hearing/appeal. Divisional Chairs to be included if needed.

Marketing & Promotion

Michael Schaefer
chairperson.southwest.usa@gaa.ie

Ailish Rispin

Mary Redmond – Chicago (USGAA PRO)Tracey Rivera

Patrick McNelis

Tracey Rivera


Responsible for the marketing and promotion of the USGAA as a brand.

Strategic Review

David Joyce – Chairperson

Brian Christ

Mary Kate O’Neill

Padraig Cremin

Steve Brennan


Responsible for undertaknig a Strategic Review of the USGAA.

Audit & Risk

Bernie Connaughton – Chairperson

David Slevin

Neal Fitzgerald


Responsible for Audit & Risk oversight within the USGAA.

Other Committees

  • USGAA History Project
    Joe Regan

Competitions Control Committee (CCC)

Paul Keane – USGAA Chairperson
Peter Murray – USGAA Vice Chairperson
Liam Moloney – USGAA Secretary
Susan Pierce – USGAA Registrar
Mary Redmond – USGAA PRO


The USGAA CCC has the general authority to organize Games and, in the context of Discipline, has the role of ensuring that breaches of Rule are detected and that those guilty of infractions are made accountable.

Hearings

Aisling Bryant – Western
Joe Regan – Northeast
Martin Redmond – Central
Niall Dempsey – Mid Atlantic
Padraig Cremin – Southwest
Pat O’Donnell – Philadelphia


It shall consist of 6 members appointed by the USGAA, none of whom are members of C.C.C or Management Committee. It shall adjudicate on all disciplinary matters where a Hearing is prescribed and requested, relating to the enforcement of rules arising from matters under the jurisdiction of the US.

Camogie Development

Sharon Brady – Boston – Camogie Officer
developmentofficer.camogie.usa@gaa.ie

Emily Barno

Sandra Holland

Ann McKiernan

Tara Chadwick


The Camogie Development Committee is responsible for the development and promotion of camogie throughout the USGAA jurisdiction.

Hurling Development

Colm Egan – Chicago – Hurling Officer
chairperson.hurlingwg.usa@gaa.ie

Ed Reidy

Kevin Tobin

Martin Redmond

Noel Mythen


Responsible for the development and promotion of hurling throughout the USGAA jurisdiction.

Ladies Football Development

Ciara Trainor – Philadelphia – LGF Officer
chairperson.ladiesfootballwg.usa@gaa.ie

Brigid Murray – Chicago

Elizabeth Guertin

Lisa Salavatcioglu

Taylor Jensen


Responsible for the development and promotion of Ladies football throughout the USGAA jurisdiction.

Football Development

Tim Flanagan – Buffalo – Football Officer
chairperson.footballwg.usa@gaa.ie

Brigid Murray

Elizabeth Guertin

Lisa Salavatcioglu

Taylor Jensen


Responsible for the development and promotion of Football throughout the USGAA jurisdiction.