Canoeing Ireland’s High Performance area is headed up by Jon Mackey – High Performance Director. He started in the role in October 2018.
The main areas under High Performance are Canoe Slalom and Canoe Sprint (incorporating Para Canoe).
With the current batch of athletes and the National Coaches working together, this will only mean great things for High Performance and Canoeing Ireland.
Canoeing Ireland fully opposes the use of drugs in sport and subscribes to the National Anti-Doping Programme as set out by Sport Ireland. For more information about the National Anti-Doping Programme please see here. By applying for Membership of Canoeing Ireland you agree to subscribe to the Sport Ireland policy on Anti-Doping. Note that Canoeing Ireland’s policy is that doping is contrary to the spirit of sport and every member has a duty to ensure that the sport is free of doping. Canoeing Ireland fully subscribes to the Sport Ireland Anti-Doping Policy & Procedures. According to these, under the strict liability rule, members are responsible for any substance that may be found in their bodies.