Coaching Staff

NameArea of Coaching (Juvenile Section)
Liam O’Hora Hurdles
Chris BarronSprints
Niall CounihanJumps
John SheehanJavelin
David CowheyStrength and Conditioning
Keith RyanMiddle Distance
John Carew
Long Hurdles
Phil Roche
Senior Juvenile Coach
John HickeySenior Juvenile Coach
Gary MoloneyShot
PJ Varley Assistant Juvenile Coach
Rosemary Locke Assistant Juvenile Coach
Yvonne Deegan Assistant Juvenile Coach
Paul Askins Assistant Juvenile Coach
Diane Curran Assistant Juvenile Coach
Tom Enright Assistant Juvenile Coach
Kathleen Lynch Assistant Juvenile Coach
Ger Meehan Assistant Juvenile Coach
Stephen Lappin Assistant Juvenile Coach
Pauline Lowe Assistant Juvenile Coach
Jackie O’Carroll Assistant Juvenile Coach
Aine O’Sullivan Assistant Juvenile Coach


Senior Coaching Staff

Joe Chawke – Senior and Cross Country Coach

Joe Chawke has been running for over 30 years competing in distances from 800m upwards & also completed 5 marathons , athletics Ireland level 2 coaching course and NASM personal training qualification

Contact Details –       087 – 753 3526

David Cowhey – Senior/Strength and Conditioning

Contact Details       086 – 877 0178 ( Senior/Strength and Conditioning)

Stephen Lappin – Masters and Track Coach

Former schools athlete in the UK, returned to athletics 6 years ago to coach juveniles; last three seasons competed at master and senior athletic track and field as well as coaching masters athletes for track and field, 2014 achievements include: Munster indoor masters long jump gold; county senior 100m champion;  Munster masters 100m and 200m champion and All Ireland masters 200m bronze. Also certified AAI coach, and qualified fitness instructor and hold certs in sports nutrition and sports psychology.

Contact details –               085 – 8812815 (Masters and Track and Field)