Rodney Moore - 2014 Derry Coach of the year
System Date: 1/9/2014
Rodney Moore has been awarded Coach of the Year at the 2014
Derry People of the Year Awards. Rodney coaching efforts have helped many young
Derry climbers to get involved in climbing and to push their personal standards.
Rodney who himself is a very active climber runs the North
West Youth Climbing Team with the help of a great group of equally able and enthusiastic
climbing coaches. Michael Cooke of the North West Talent Project has been
instrumental in supporting Rodney and his team over the past number of years.
The original Derry climbing wall located in the St. Columb’s
park was a real hot bed of climbing talent, churning out the likes of Paul
Dunlop. The original wall has made way for a much bigger development. In March
2015 Derry climbers will have access to a state of the art climbing wall in a
new sports centre on the grounds of St. Columb’s park.
The new climbing wall will allow many more people to
access climbing in the Derry and wider North-West region. No doubt there will
be many money young climbers pushing their limits at this amazing new facility
under Rodney's guidance.