New trainers on the atlantic coast lifeguard team!!

Atlantic coast lifeguards are proud to introduce 2 new trainers to the team!

We only provide the best trainers in each field so this was a long time coming, making sure we found the best!


Paul Darby









Paul will be running the national beach lifeguard course on the east coast of the country,  Paul has over twelve years experience in the outdoor pursuits industry as an instructor and an instructor tutor. He has been teaching beach lifeguard courses for 8 years and was heavily involved in the RNLI in Bundoran, Co. Donegal, he brings enormous experience. Currently he has been working in the Emergency Services, working as a Fire Officer in Weston Airport.

Some nitty gritty details:

> Qualified PHECC Emergency Medical Technician

> FETAC Train the Trainer

> RLSS/RNLI national beach lifeguard trainer/assessor

> RLSS Lifesaving Tutor

> Level 2 international surf coach

> Surfing Great Britain coach educator

> Beach lifeguard

> Irish Surf Association Level 3 surf coach

Aoife Drew









Aoife will be teaching the national pool lifeguard course for atlantic coast lifeguards in various locations around Ireland.

Aoife been working in the leisure industry for 8 years and has had the opportunity to work in many roles including a swimming coach, lifeguard, disability swimming coach, child protection officer, lifeguard training manager and duty manager. In her most recent role Aoife was duty manager for one of Irelands busiest facilities Waterworld Bundoran, Where she was also responsible for in house training for lifeguards and also public lifeguard courses.

Aoife has an abundance of qualifications including:

> RLSS pool lifeguard trainer/assessor

> RLSS lifesaving coach

> Swim ireland swim coach

> Pool lifeguard

> Rookie lifeguard coach

> Survive and save coach

> Occupational first aider