Signify Sports Manager of the Month Award
Teresa McDaid, Athletics Ireland, received the December Signify Ireland Manager of the month on behalf of the European Cross Country Team. Ireland had their most successful European Cross Country Championships ever winning four medals, two individual and two team, at Bela Vista Park in Lisbon on December 8th 2019.
The two individual bronze medals were won by Efrem Gidey (Clonliffe Harriers) in the U20 men’s race and Stephanie Cotter (West Muskerry) in the U23 women’s race. Two team silver medals were won by the U23 women and the senior women. The success comes as Ireland prepare to host the 2020 Championships for the second time on December 13th.
Teresa accepted the nomination on behalf of the entire team and volunteer coaches who contributed to Ireland’s medal haul. The nomination was also accepted on behalf of the management team at the European Championships led by National Endurance Coordinator Matt Lockett, of which Teresa played a significant part as the Senior Women’s team lead.
Athletics Ireland CEO, Hamish Adams congratulated Teresa McDaid on her nomination saying; “We congratulate Teresa and all of the team in receiving this very prestigious Signify Manager of the Month Award. This award and the success of our athletes at the recent European Cross Country Championships is a result of the great work being done by the entire team, and also goes to further highlight the importance of our volunteers who are the heartbeat of our sport”.
Congratulations to all involved.
Mariana Mulhall, Signify, presenting the December award to Teresa McDaid, Senior Team Operations Manager Athletics Ireland.