Declan started archery at University and was soon involved in running beginners’ courses, and by his final year of Uni he was responsible for running the club.

After graduation Declan moved to a local club, AC Delco Bowmen, completed his Level 1 and 2 coaching courses and started working with more experienced archers.

After moving to Bristol with work, he joined the Cleve Archers Coaching Team and is currently a Regional Judge, Mentor to the Archery GB Ambassador Programme and the Coaching Coordinator for Cleve Archers.