Introducing: IABA National Safeguarding Manager, Stephen Flynn

IABA is delighted to formally welcome Stephen Flynn to his role as National Safeguarding Manager.

Hailing from the Cavan Boxing club, he has represented them at Senior and Elite Level in the ring and has an active coaching role within the club. Stephen Joins the IABA with a professional background as a registered Social Care Worker (CORU), where he has held roles at Local, regional and national levels.

He has also been involved in a sports development capacity through his work with the Local Sports Partnerships, holding the post of Sports Inclusion Disability Officer (SIDO) for adults and Children with Disabilities.

Having served as both the Operations Coordinator and Safeguarding Coordinator with the Camogie Association, Stephen has extensive knowledge of Safeguarding in the sporting context. The main highlights of the role included the preparation and delivery of Childrens First legislation along with project managing the role out of Electronic Vetting (E-Vetting) system into the organization.

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