Team Ireland athletes in the inaugural 2015 European Games will be supported by an experienced performance support team led by Chef de Mission Dermot Henihan and Deputy Chef de Mission Stephen Martin.
The Baku Games will be held from the 12th -28th June in Baku. Team Ireland will be represented in 14 sports and by 63 athletes.
Over 6,000 athletes from the 50 National Olympic Committees of Europe will compete in 20 sports over 17 consecutive days at Baku 2015.
The inaugural games will consist of 16 Olympic sports, and four non-Olympic sports.
Irish viewers will be able to watch the Baku 2015 Games on Setanta Sport – eight hours per day, as well as daily highlights.
New Balance are the Team Ireland clothing and footwear sponsor.
The full performance support team is listed below:
Team Manager – Fiona Burke,
Swimming Coaches: Peter Hill and Pearse McGuigan
Diving Coach: Sally Freeman
Team Manager/Coach Pat Lyons
Team Manager/Coach Tom Reidy
Coach: Dan Magee
Team Manager/Coach Matthew Hall
Team Manager Joe Hennigan
Coaches: Billy Walsh, Zaur Antia, Peter Taylor, Gerry Storey
Team Manager: Dave Pringle
Coach: Tom Egan
Team Manager/ Coach: Brian Nugent
Coaches: Kurt Bogaerts, Stacey Kelly
Mechanic: Sandy Gilchrist
Team Manager: Sally Filmer
Coaches: Barry Winch, Sam James
Team Manager/Coach: Ciaran Ward
Team Manager/Coach: Mary Dolphin
Team Manager/Coach Jeff McCready
Team Manager/Coach: Brian McKenna
Team Manager/ Coach: Tommy Evans
Coach: Lynne Algar
Team Manager/Coach: Daniel Kennedy
Team Ireland HQ
Chef de Mission: Dermot Henihan
Deputy Chef de Mission: Stephen Martin
Performance Administration: Alex Bocsi (Village) Linda O’Reilly (external)
Medical Performance Support
Doctors: Prof. Sean Gaine. Dr Rod McLoughlin, Dr James O’Donovan
Physiotherapists: Aidan Woods, Sinead Murphy, Eimear O’Leary,Niamh Miley, Julieanne Ryan, Martin Loughran