Leadership Programme

July 30, 2020

An exciting opportunity for females working in leadership roles (or hoping to progress to a leadership role) within Swim Ireland clubs and regions e.g. committee members, officials etc.

This Women in Sport Leadership Programme will be delivered through a series of online interactive sessions that will develop candidates to thrive within their specific role. Several NGB’s are participating in this programme, providing a diverse mix of perspectives and knowledge to draw from.

A combination of group and individual exercises will be included, ensuring that everyone is supported in reaching their own potential. Course content will be delivered by Leadership Experts and Consultants Lisa Clancy and Sarah O’Shea as well as guest speakers who will share their personal leadership experiences including Lisa Fallon (London City Lionesses Manager).

Course Details

  • September 1st – October 20th 2020
  • 8 week online course
  • Tuesday’s 7pm - 8.30pm
  • Open to: committee members, officials and anyone working within the club/regional environment. (Not suitable for coaches)

Core topics

  • Leadership and Values
  • Networking and Collaboration
  • Handling Challenging Situations and Developing Resilience
  • Crisis Management and Influencing in leadership
  • Developing Your Personal Brand
  • Wellbeing
  • Change Management


All applications will be considered, however, only 16 places are available on the course to ensure optimal, personalised support for successful candidates.

Application Form

Leadership Programme Flyer – please share within your club!

Application closing date: Monday August 10th

For further information please contact:

Trish Mayon trishmayon@swimireland.ie

Head of Communications and Sponsorship Liaison.