Rowing Ireland are delighted to announce that applications for places on the 2023-24 Women’s Student Coach Academy are now open. Read more and download the application form below.

Student Sport Ireland in partnership with Sport Ireland, 12 National Governing Bodies (Rowing Ireland, Athletics Ireland, Badminton Ireland, Basketball Ireland, Camogie Association, Football Association of Ireland, Hockey Ireland, Irish Rugby Football Union, Ladies Gaelic Football Association, Triathlon Ireland, Volleyball Ireland, Weightlifting Ireland) and 26 colleges and universities across the island of Ireland, is giving female students in 3rd level study the chance to receive invaluable coaching support while studying.

The academy now in its 3rd year has seen over 85 students come through the academy since its inception. The female students are given the chance to work with athletes and teams within their institutions, while working with a mentor coach on the ground, with colleges and universities also supporting the students with coaching equipment and gear. National Governing Bodies support the students with the provision of suitable coaching courses and coaching opportunities within the sport.

Student Sport Ireland support the students with administration of the academy, coaching workshops and providing over coaching supports through out the year.

The application form can be downloaded here and all students can return to their institution sports officer. The deadline for applications is August 7th 2023.

If you have any queries or questions please do not hesitate to contact