Important Notice: Covid-19 Level 5 Restrictions are now in place

At Level 5, the public health risk means that you will be asked to stay at home, except for travel for work, education or other essential purposes, or to take exercise within 5km of home. There will be no gatherings other than small numbers at funerals and weddings.

No indoor or outdoor exercise group activities, including those involving children, should take place.

Latest Covid-19 guidelines from Athletics Ireland can be found here

This information is updated regularly by AAI. Please contact if the link is not working.

Important Notice: Phase 2 Return To Training

Athletics Ireland has issued new guidelines to clubs regarding returning to training.  Members are advised to familiarise themselves with the documents which lists the expectations on clubs, coaches and members.

The Naas AC Committee continues to meet to review Government and Athletics Ireland guidelines.

Phase 2 training details are below:

Training Guidelines during the Phase 2 Return

For Phase 2, commencing the 08/06/20, Brian Dowling is the Safety Officer and Sarah Kearns is the Track Booking Officer.

It has been decided, by The Committee, to keep training limited to U16s and upwards with the inclusion in this phase of the Senior/Master Endurance groups.  This phase also sees the addition of being able to permit Senior athletes to train individually. All Coaches for groups and the athlete themselves for individual training MUST follow the booking procedure attached. No training is permitted unless you have received your booking confirmation from The Club. For all athletes permitted to train during Phase 2 you must;

  • Be a current member of The Club and be at least U16
  • Live within the County of Kildare or within a 20km radius from the track where crossing County borders is necessary.
  • Not have been out of the country in the last 14 days
  • Not have been in the company of someone with symptoms of Covid-19 in the last 14 days
  • Not be in a period of self-isolation
  • Not be displaying COVID-19 symptoms
  • Have read and agreed to follow the Return to Restricted Training Documents issued by Athletics Ireland. 
  • Have email confirmation of booking.

For Coach led groups the Coach will be the designated COVID Officer. The coaches need to take the responsibility to understand the requirements of this role which includes the provision of risk assessments (please contact Brian Dowling).  Please follow the Booking Procedure during this time. 

For Seniors looking to book the track for individual training please follow the Booking Procedure (below). A risk assessment will be provided to use while at the track. Post training the athlete is requested to check in with the Booking Officer to confirm that all clean up duty has taken place. 

Please note that failing to follow the COVID guidance, booking procedure or instructions given by COVID & Safety Officers will result in you being asked to leave the track.


There is some overlap in age and event discipline categories between coaches, but the following list should be used as a reference for the first point of contact.  Individual coaches may have their own waiting lists.

Age GroupDisciplineCoach NameContact Number
Men and Women
SprintsBrian Dowling085 254 5579
Men and Women
Middle Distance &
Men & Women U17-U20Sprints, High Jump, Long Jump, Triple Jump & WalkingBrian Dowling085 254 5579
Boys & Girls U16 upwardsSprintsLiz Hogan087 653 5398
Boys 2003 and olderMiddle Distance & EnduranceEvelyn McNelis086 826 2493
Girls 2003 and olderMiddle Distance & EnduranceLarry Dunne087 250 8015
Boys/Girls U13 upwards including SeniorsHurdles, high jump, long jump & triple jumpCera Nolan086 858 0229
Boys/Girls U13 upwards including SeniorsThrowsTony Shine087 675 3922
Girls 2004 & 2005Martin Luby086 358 3945
Boys 2004 to 2008Joe Sheridan087 230 4337
Girls 2006Sarah Farmer085 111 7549
Girls 2007Muriel O’Keeffe087 238 2973
Girls 2008Larry Dunne087 250 8015
Boys/Girls 2009Tara Finn087 951 5460
Boys/Girls 2010Breen McManus086 851 4726
Boys/Girls 2011Sarah Kearns087 252 6434
Boys/Girls 2012Brian