Hey, I'm Ciaran! I am based out of Toronto, Canada and have been playing the Pokémon TCG since 2011. I have experience playing in both the Seniors & Masters Divisions (2015 onwards), so I am able to provide a unique perspective on the game no matter your age! I was the #1 ranked player in Canada in 2023, and finished in the top 16 masters in the US & Canada. Some of the accomplishments I am most proud of are as follows: 7 World Championships Invitations, #1 Ranking in US & Canada in 2016, winning the Canadian National Championships, Top 4 and Top 8 at LAIC, and my three Top 32s at the World Championships! My job as a coach is to work with you to achieve your goals as a player. They could be as small as getting ready to play your first local tournament, or as large as earning an invitation to the World Championships. Whatever they are, I am confident I can work with you to help you become a better Pokémon player! Outside of Pokémon I have many hobbies and interests I enjoy such as playing/watching basketball, running, sports analytics, chess, travelling, and computer programming. I also coach an Under 18 girls basketball team, and worked 4 summers as a coach at a sports camp in the past. I am confident I can apply my sports coaching experience to the world of Pokémon. Some areas that I excel at are as follows: sequencing, deck building, deck selection, meta forecasting, mental preparation, prize mapping, and general gameplay. It would be my pleasure to help you improve as a Pokémon player, and I am happy to answer any questions you may have. Please do not hesitate to reach out if you have any!
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