In a very successful playing career Colin has won two league titles at St. Patrick's Athletic, and one at Bohemians and Shelbourne. Colin was part of the Ireland team that finished third place in the FIFA World Youth Championships in 1997 under the management of former International manager Brian Kerr.
Speaking on Colin's appointment Chairman Shane Nulty " We are delighted to announce the appointment of Colin Hawkins as Director of Football at St. Mochta's FC."
“Colin brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience, having achieved the highest accolades as a player in the League Of Ireland and having played in England with Coventry City and Brighton".
“This is a very exciting time for our club and further endorses the commitment we have to develop the club and players for the future. Colin will be a fantastic addition, and with Brendan Kennedy able to focus on our Academy, next season will see our schoolboy section continue to develop, We hope you all join us in welcoming Colin to St. Mochta's FC.”
Speaking to www.stmochtasfc.com Colin said, " I'm looking forward to starting in July, obviously iv'e been down to watch games the last few weeks, just checking out all the different age groups, I've been blown away by the Mini Leagues, and the turnout, it's been great, my own two kids are involved and really enjoying it, hopefully I can help out all the coaches, we have some superb coaches here already and it will be enjoyable passing on some of my own knowledge from 20 years of football."
We wish Colin the very best and welcome him to St. Mochta's FC.