Support Personnel

Sport Ireland strongly supports and recognises the role of the coach, medical personnel and family play in the Anti-Doping movement. From an early stage all athlete support personnel in particular the coach has a role in providing support to athletes for ethical decision making in sport. Coaches interact with athletes on a regular basis, and often at a time when athletes are ill or experiencing injury.
To assist your athletes, it is important that you familiarise yourself with the different aspects of Anti-Doping as outlined on this website.

Coach True E-learning Programme
Coaches have an important role to play in ensuring that their athletes are not tempted by doping. WADA has created a series of tools to assist anti-doping organizations, coaching associations and universities in providing anti-doping education to coaches and all athlete support personnel. http://www.wada-ama.org/en/Education-Awareness/Tools/Coach/CoachTrue--Elite/