Student Sport Ireland Leadership Award Roll Of Honour

Since 2014 Student Sport Ireland has recognised student leaders who have excelled in areas of participation, administration, leading and coaching with the SSI Leadership Award.

The winner is voted by sports officers at the annual Student Sport Ireland Network Event and the award is presented at the annual awards dinner during the event.

2018 Winner

David Synnott (University College Cork)

UCC Rowing Captain and winner of the 2018 Student Sport Ireland Leadership Award, David Synnott, receiving his award from Ladies Football legend Cora Staunton.

UCC Rowing Captain and winner of the 2018 Student Sport Ireland Leadership Award, David Synnott, receiving his award from Ladies Football legend Cora Staunton.

2017 Winner

Ronan O’Neill (GMIT Mayo)

GMIT Mayo Student Ronan O'Neill winner of the 2017 Student Sport Ireland Leadership Award being presented with his award by GMIT President Dr Fergal Barry (Right), also pictured GMIT Mayo Sports Officer Nigel Jennings.

GMIT Mayo Student Ronan O’Neill winner of the 2017 Student Sport Ireland Leadership Award being presented with his award by GMIT President Dr Fergal Barry (Right), also pictured GMIT Mayo Sports Officer Nigel Jennings.

2016 Winner 

Pearse O’Flynn (Cork Institute of Technology)

SSI Development Manager Ciaran O’Hiarain, CIT Sports Officer Miriam Deasy, CIT student and recipient of the Student Sports Ireland Leadership Award - Pearse O’Flynn from Durras in West Cork and CIT President Dr. Brendan Murphy pictured at CIT.

SSI Development Manager Ciaran O’Hiarain, CIT Sports Officer Miriam Deasy, CIT student and recipient of the Student Sports Ireland Leadership Award – Pearse O’Flynn from Durras in West Cork and CIT President Dr. Brendan Murphy pictured at CIT.

2015  No Winner

2014 Winner

Lindsey Peat (Dublin City University)

Irish Women's Rugby player Paula Fitzpatrick (Left), presents the 2014 Student Sport Ireland Leadership Award to Lindsey Peat (Dublin City University)

Irish Women’s Rugby player Paula Fitzpatrick (Left), presents the 2014 Student Sport Ireland Leadership Award to Lindsey Peat (Dublin City University)