Rory Fitzpatrick is the Youth & Development Manager for the ISA Performance department. Rory, from Dun Laoghaire in Dublin, is working full time along side James O’Callaghan under the guidance of the ISA's OSG (Olympic Steering Group). Rory manages the delivery of the ISA Academy programme, oversees the delivery of the ISA Pathway National Championships and coaches the Laser Radial for the Olympic Team.
Rory became an honours graduate of Economics and Politics in UCD before deciding to compete full time in the Olympic Laser class.
In 2004 he competed for Ireland in the Athens Olympic Games in the Laser class. He has competed in numerous World and European Championships across four continents in the Laser class and two World Championships in the 49er class. Rory is a qualified Level 2 coach tutor and a member of the Irish Institute of Sport Pursuit of Excellence Programme.