Shane McCormack

About Shane McCormack

Shane McCormack is an IAAF Level IV qualified sprints and hurdles coach who has been coaching for the last 20 years. He was an athlete from ages 7-19, competing across all sprint events, but focused primarily on 110m hurdles, and winning underage and junior national titles. McCormack had a relatively early entry into coaching after he graduated from the University of Limerick with a degree in software engineering. His early years focused initially on athletes based in his local club in Wexford, Ireland. He then progressed to sprints/hurdles coach for Waterford Institute of Technology, where he coaches on a part-time basis and serves as athletic development officer. McCormack graduated from Waterford with a master’s degree in telecommunications/software engineering and, in his day job, he serves as Director of IT Software Development for Sun Life U.S.