Gerry played for Dublin University and Wanderers where he began his coaching career. He spent a season with Clontarf before coaching the Ireland Under-21 squad and the Development squad that toured South Africa.
The Dubliner then led Ireland from 1992-’95 including successive victories over England in Dublin in 1993 and Twickenham in 1994 and his spell concluded by guiding Ireland to a quarter-final place in the 1995 Rugby World Cup in South Africa. He also spent six years coaching with Terenure College.
Gerry was appointed Provincial Domestic Team Manager in August 2008 and oversees the implementation of Leinster’s underage representative strategy.