Coaches

Frank nugent PHD

Head Coach

Frank is a committed, hardworking and intelligent coach. He brings his extensive knowledge and research in Sports Science as well as his experience of high-performance coaching to the fore everyday. Frank works as a lecturer in the PESS Department and has carried out extensive research in low back pain amongst rowers. As well as a strong academic background, Frank also has behind him a competitive rowing career during which he raced at Henley Royal Regatta and the Senior Homes International Regatta.

James Mangan

High Performance Coach

James is a vastly experienced, international standard coach who facilitates the high-performance program alongside Frank. Having coached both in Ireland and overseas, James has lead athletes such as Sean Casey (Irish Olympian) and the Winklevoss twins (USA Olympians) to great successes.

James Mangan

High Performance Coach

James is a vastly experienced, international standard coach who facilitates the high-performance program alongside Frank. Having coached both in Ireland and overseas, James has lead athletes such as Sean Casey (Irish Olympian) and the Winklevoss twins (USA Olympians) to great successes.