Here's why you should have one.....

Here's why you should have one.....

An Education Officer is a really important role that makes life easier for your club committee and coaching team. To be successful in this role you must first understand the purpose and responsibilities.

As Education Officer your role not only ensures that your club complies with Swim Ireland requirements, but it makes life a lot easier for your fellow committee members, especially your membership secretary.

Top tips to be a successful Education Officer:

December 09, 2021

  • Set up a training database for all coaches, committee members and volunteers in your club. This could be an Excel sheet listing expiry dates for vetting, safeguarding and licenses. Here’s a template ready to use.
  • Make sure you understand safeguarding, vetting, training, and licensing requirements for each role in the club. Check out the full roles and responsibilities section in our Club Resource Library.
  • Ensure everyone else knows what is required of them, safeguarding, vetting, training, and licensing.
  • Plan key times of the year, especially after the club AGM, where new committee members need training and in advance of affiliation.

Remember the Clubs and Community Team are here to support you and your club so don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Connacht - Vincent Finn +353860619439 vincentfinn@swimireland.ie

Leinster - Aisling McKeever +353860619508 aislingmckeever@swimireland.ie

Munster - Damien Fitzpatrick +353860618452 damienfitzpatrick@swimireland.ie

Ulster - Ruth McQuillan +447834556445 ruth@swimulster.net

Disciplines - Sarah Kelly +353860671128 sarahkelly@swimireland.ie

Competitions - Pat Daly +353860247676 patdaly@swimireland.ie