RTE news Irish athlete Mark Carroll was today named the US Athlete Manager for Athletics Ireland.
The former European Champion will take up the part-time post, which has been supported by the Irish Sports Council, to assist Irish athletes who are on scholarship or are training in the US.
Carroll, who is based in Providence, Rhode Island will take up the post immediately.
The Leevale athlete is already coaching three of Ireland’s top athletes, with Gareth Turnbull, Mark Christie and Liam Reale
all who have been training under the watchful eye of Carroll in the US.
Other Irish athletes based in the US include, Mary Cullen, Roisin McGettigan and Alistair Cragg and they will all be able to liaise regularly with Carroll in his new role.