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Niamh Foley

Lecturer in Sports Management & Sports Studies

  • niamhfoley@ait.ie
  • Room: F1614
  • Building: HTL Building
  • Faculty: Faculty of Business & Hospitality

Lecturer in Sport Management at AIT since 2002.

Prior to that worked as a Leisure Facility Manager.

Holder of a primary degree in Recreation and Leisure from Waterford Institute of Technology, an MBA (sport management) from Leicester University and a postgraduate certificate in third level teaching and learning from DIT.

Maintains strong links with Industry by training AIT students as lifeguards and Gym instructors and conducts Quality Audits in Leisure facilities throughout Ireland.

Lecturing on undergraduate courses in the following fields:

  • Sports Coaching
  • Sports Studies
  • Sports Event Management
  • Sports administration
  • Leisure Facility Management
  • Spa Facility Management
  • Exercise and Fitness
• IRCA: Lead Auditor Training Certificate for ISO: 9000: 2008 • Royal Lifesaving Society (RLSS) – Trainer and Assessor • National Council for Exercise and Fitness (NCEF) – Tutor. • External Examiner at Limerick Institute of Technology. • Qualifications

Register of Exercise Professionals (REPS Ireland) since 2015

National Council for Exercise and Fitness since 2006

Royal Lifesaving Society Since 2002

Ireland Active Since 1995

Swim Ireland Since 1992

  • Biography

    Lecturer in Sport Management at AIT since 2002.

    Prior to that worked as a Leisure Facility Manager.

    Holder of a primary degree in Recreation and Leisure from Waterford Institute of Technology, an MBA (sport management) from Leicester University and a postgraduate certificate in third level teaching and learning from DIT.

    Maintains strong links with Industry by training AIT students as lifeguards and Gym instructors and conducts Quality Audits in Leisure facilities throughout Ireland.

  • Teaching Experience

    Lecturing on undergraduate courses in the following fields:

    • Sports Coaching
    • Sports Studies
    • Sports Event Management
    • Sports administration
    • Leisure Facility Management
    • Spa Facility Management
    • Exercise and Fitness
  • Interests & Professional Development
    • IRCA: Lead Auditor Training Certificate for ISO: 9000: 2008 • Royal Lifesaving Society (RLSS) – Trainer and Assessor • National Council for Exercise and Fitness (NCEF) – Tutor. • External Examiner at Limerick Institute of Technology. • Qualifications
  • Membership of Academic/Professional Bodies

    Register of Exercise Professionals (REPS Ireland) since 2015

    National Council for Exercise and Fitness since 2006

    Royal Lifesaving Society Since 2002

    Ireland Active Since 1995

    Swim Ireland Since 1992