Further to ongoing discussions and review over the past few months Rowing Ireland has made a strategic decision to appoint James Mangan as the U23 Program Manager and Giuseppe De Vita as the U23 Technical Coordinator.
The goal of these appointments is to develop the most appropriate plan for the U23 programme through a clear and efficient structure, plan, training philosophy and programme.
The two coordinators will be supported by the local RI HP coach in order to run the programme as presented by the U23 Technical Coordinator in line with the HPD. The project includes the daily programme as well as the submission of data for weekly monitoring sessions.
U23 Technical Coordinator and Program Manager role is to transfer the information presented by HPD to the local Co-ordinators and the athletes identified.
The U23 Technical Coordinator and U23 Programme Manager will report directly to the HPD and will work closely with the two National high performance coaches.
The U23 Program Manager will enable the process of the programme including athlete support, camp arrangement, communication with the local coaches and athletes, communication and recruitment of overseas potential U23 athletes, University program involvement.
The staff and board of Rowing Ireland are delighted to announce these appointments and look forward to working with the U23 programme Manager and Technical Coordinator.