Weightlifting Ireland (WI) unite with Sport Ireland’s vision for women in sport; one where women have an equal opportunity to achieve their full potential, while enjoying a lifelong involvement in sport.

Weightlifting Ireland endeavours to support Sport Ireland’s commitment to increase women’s sustained involvement in sport as coaches, volunteers, club members, athletes, officials, leaders, and participants from grassroots to the podium.

We are delighted to announce the female member who has been selected to participant in this MentHership programme:

  • Aoife McPolin | (Cork Weightlifting Club)

The aim of the WIS MentHership Programme is to provide an opportunity for learning and to provide a support system around the female coach to develop and reach their coaching potential. Furthermore, the programme aims to provide supported opportunities for women and will provide an introduction to:

  • Leadership
  • International Coaching

Congratulations to Aoife and thank you to all those who applied for the programme earlier this year. For more information on this programme, please follow the link : HERE