Team Profiles

 
 
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Carmel Callaghan - Gym Manager

Welcome to Osprey Leisure Club. I am delighted to introduce you to our fantastic team who are working in the best Leisure Club in Kildare.

Qualifications: Health, Fitness & Leisure Management, Diploma in Aerobic Exercise (ITEC), Gym Instruction (ITEC), Sports Therapy (ITEC), Anatomy Physiology & Massage (ITEC), Diploma in Fitness & Nutrition (ICS), Certificate in Spin Cycle (NCEHS), Pool Plant Operations - STA Award Level 3, Occupational First Aid - QQI Award level 5, Paediatric First Aid, Child Protection, Fire Safety Manager - Dublin Fire Brigade.

 
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Vicky Whelan - Team Leader

Vicky decided to change careers in 2015 to follow her passion for health, fitness and nutrition. She wanted to expand her knowledge and encourage others to live a healthy lifestyle!

Qualifications: She studied Exercise, Health Studies and Personal Training (EQF) Level 4 in the National Training Centre. National Qualification in Pre and Post Natal Training, Indoor Cycling, Pool Lifeguard Award, Paediatric First Aid, Pool Plant & Child Protection.

 

 
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John Brown - Duty Manager

John has experience in running his own Fitness Company successfully in Brisbane Australia. He has vast experience in teaching a number of classes such as Les Mills Body Pump and Attack. He also has worked with teams as a Sports Therapist and Strength and Conditioning Coach in Local Clubs around the Country. 

Qualifications: Sports and Leisure Management, Spin Keiser level 1 and 2, Aqua Speedo, Rip 60, Personal Training, Kettlebells, Strength and Cautioning, Sports Therapy, Les Mills Body Pump, Les Mills Body Attack, Step Aerobics, Pool Plant, First Aid and CPR Qualified.

 

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Orlaith White - Fitness Instructor

From playing sports particular soccer for a number of years Orlaith believes that challenging your fitness levels and regularly exercising has a positive effect on your mental health and wellbeing. Orlaith is currently completing a BA in Leisure Management in DIT.

Qualifications: Higher National Diploma in Leisure Management Certificates in Exercise Health & Fitness (NCEF) Cycle Reebok, Occupational First Aid and Child Protection, Health & Safety, Sports & Recreation Level 5, Pool Plant, Fire Safety and Manual Handling and Pool Lifeguard Award.

 
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Daniel McAllister - Fitness Instructor

Daniel has a passion for strength and conditioning, he’s a great motivator particular in the HITT and Boxercise classes.

Qualifications: VTCT Level 3 Personal Training, Pool Plant & Child Protection

 

Paraic McCarthy - Fitness Instructor

To Páraic, exercise is an important part of everyday life. He believes it is a meaningful activity that adds substance and benefits everyone's life. He has a background in Sports Performance, Sport and Health Psychology, Personal Training and believes fitness and health goals can be achieved with smart training, hard work, consistent effort, and of course motivation.

Qualifications: B.S. Health & Physical Activity (Dundalk IT), I.T.EC. Gym instruction, I.T.EC.Sports Therapy, I.T.EC. Pilates, I.T.EC. Personal Training, I.T.EC. Diet & Nutrition, QQI Train The Trainer, F.E.T.A.C LVL5 Sports Psychology, F.E.T.A.C LVL5 Fitness Instructing, F.E.T.A.C LVL5 Community & Health services, O.C.R Circuits, O.C.R. Water based exercises, REEBOK Spinning Instructing

Ann Clarke - Receptionist

Has over 28 years working in Customer Service and is 13 years in her current role. Ann has been with us since the club first opened its doors on 18th of November 2003. 

Qualifications: She has completed various Customer Services courses & has studied with the IMI, Occupational First Aid & Child Protection

 

Fiona Madigan - Receptionist

Fiona comes back from a retail and customer service back round. She has over 20 years in various customer service roles from fashion retail to hospitality and the medical sector.