NUIG Kayak Club Committee

The committee is elected every March that keep the club running from September to September each year. We are here to answer any questions you might have about the club, and to organise events and sessions with some help from the other members. Here are the contact details for the 2016-2017 committee: if there is anything you want to know, feel free to post your query on the message board or get in touch!
If your question is about the website or the forum get in touch with the admins on the forum!

Captain: Gerard Keelan

Ger Keelan steers the metaphorical ship that is the kayak club. He's in charge of pretty much everything, so if you don't know who to ask about something he's a good first call.

Email: captain@nuigkc.com - Phone:

Safety: Ronan Stapleton

Staple's ensures that everyone in the club is aware of the importance of safety when kayaking and is responsible for organising safety courses for the club. This position is critical to the club's successful running, what he says goes regarding safety whilst kayaking as part of NUIGKC. Basically Staple's in charge of making sure no one does anything too stupid.

Email: safety@nuigkc.com - Phone:

Training: Diarmuid Magorrigan

'Seamus' is in charge of all things training in the club. He looks after the session timetable along with making sure that all of the instructors turn up. He also runs any additional training courses that you want done over the year be it first aid, river rescue or kayaking in general. Finally it's also 'Seamus's' responsibility to ensure that the club performs well at varsities!

Email: training@nuigkc.com - Phone:

Treasurer: Luke Whelan

Luke is in charge of all the cash. It's his job to justify all of the club's spending and to keep the accounts and present them to the club. Some say the real power of the NUIGKC committee!

Email: treasurer@nuigkc.com - Phone:

Equipments: Lucien Schreiber

Lulu's in charge of all of the club's equipment and the kayak shed. He ensures that all of the boats, buoyancy aids, paddles etc are maintained and repaired. He keeps stock of the gear and keeps the shed as tidy as it is. Lulu has one of the most time consuming positions on the committee so help out our 'quipy!

Email: equipments@nuigkc.com - Phone:

Secretary: Laoise Plunkett

Laoise looks after all of the correspondence for the club. It's her job to haggle the price of weekend trips down to a good price, a notoriously hard thing to do! She also keeps the minutes to all the committee meetings.

Email: secretary@nuigkc.com - Phone:

Public Relations Officer (P.R.O.): Rory Quinn

Rory Quinn helps the admins maintain the website and keeps it up to date. He organises all the club parties and Wednesday Night Talks. He's responsible for postering the college to promote club events. Rory has the hard job of being nice to the general public, however he does get the best committee email address.

Email: pro@nuigkc.com - Phone:

First Year Rep: Ella Doyle

Ella is the go-to girl for all first years. She helps Rory promote the club and get new members, as well as helping to organising pool sessions.

Email: firstyearrep@nuigkc.com - Phone:

Polo Officer: Ronan Stapleton

Ronan Stapleton's job is to promote polo within the club. He works closely with the training officer to insure enough the polo team get enough training time and helps organise both internal and external competitions.

Email: polo@nuigkc.com - Phone:

GMIT Captain: Robert Kieran

Rob leads the GMIT students who are part of our club. He works closely with Ger and the GMIT sports department to insure the smooth running of the club.

Email: gmitcaptain@nuigkc.com - Phone:

GMIT Secretary: Robert Kieran's dislocated shoulder

Rob's job is to help Laoise in her role and helping to organise trips.

Email: gmitsecretary@nuigkc.com - Phone:

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