Aoife’s personal experience in athletics gives her a unique understanding of athletes. She is a former 100m national senior champion, a 55m Conference title winner in the USA, holds the Irish record for 55m and was a member of the Irish international athletic squad for six years. This, along with her professional experience enables her to fully comprehend the pressures of training at a high level and the importance of an appropriate eating plan to aid peak performance.
Aoife completed a master’s degree at Coventry in Sports and Exercise Nutrition in 2012 where she focused her studies on energy needs for athletes involved in Gaelic games.
Aoife has worked with many individual athletes and athletic teams from a number of different sports including:
- Athletics Ireland
- Tennis Ireland
- Kerry Senior Football Team
- Ballygunner Senior Hurling Team
- Tipperary Senior Hurling Team from 2009 – 2018
Aoife is currently a lecturer in South East Technological University (SETU) teaching on the Nutrition & Exercise Science degree program in the Dept of Sports & Exercise Science.