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.
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 Group||Discipline||Coach Name||Contact Number|
Men and Women
|Sprints||Brian Dowling||085 254 5579|
Men and Women
|Middle Distance & Endurancefirstname.lastname@example.orgemail@example.com|
|Men & Women U17-U20||Sprints, High Jump, Long Jump, Triple Jump & Walking||Brian Dowling||085 254 5579|
|Boys & Girls U16 upwards||Sprints||Liz Hogan||087 653 5398|
|Boys 2003 and older||Middle Distance & Endurance||Evelyn McNelis||086 826 2493|
|Girls 2003 and older||Middle Distance & Endurance||Larry Dunne||087 250 8015|
|Boys/Girls U13 upwards including Seniors||Hurdles, high jump, long jump & triple jump||Cera Nolan||086 858 0229|
|Boys/Girls U13 upwards including Seniors||Throws||Tony Shine||087 675 3922|
|Girls 2004 & 2005||Martin Luby||086 358 3945|
|Boys 2004 to 2008||Joe Sheridan||087 230 4337|
|Girls 2006||Sarah Farmer||085 111 7549|
|Girls 2007||Muriel O’Keeffe||087 238 2973|
|Girls 2008||Larry Dunne||087 250 8015|
|Boys/Girls 2009||Tara Finn||087 951 5460|
|Boys/Girls 2010||Breen McManus||086 851 4726|
|Boys/Girls 2011||Sarah Kearns||087 252 6434|
|Boys/Girls 2012||Brian Kennedy||Info@naasac.com|