David Cummins | New Minds College

David Cummins


David is currently working in Fennelly Fitness as Personal Trainer Supervisor, Personal Trainer and Strength and Conditioning Coach.

" I was introduced to the Olympic lifts when studying at IT Carlow.  As part of our course we learned to teach the lifts. These lifts were then introduced into our strength and conditioning program for soccer.  After finishing playing soccer I developed a keen interest in the Olympic lifts and competed my first Olympic lifting competition in October 2016." 

Olympic Weightlifting Achievements:

  • Competitive lifts
  • 78kg Snatch
  • 100kg Clean and Jerk
  • Olympic Weightlifting Cork Open 3rd Place

Sports Background – Soccer
All Ireland Colleges Medals in Soccer and Futsal (Indoor soccer)
Uefa B licence coach
Manager/ Head Coach for the Kilkenny and District League underage development Porgram
Auxilary Coach with the football Association of Ireland coaching in many football programs in the South East including after school programs, football for all program, head coach for the FAI Summer Soccer Schools, soccer camps.

Strength and Conditioning Qualifications

Level 7 Degree in Exercise and Fitness (Soccer) IT Carlow
Level 8 Degree in Sports Management and Coaching at IT Carlow
National Certificate in Nutrition for Physical Activity
National Certificate in Personal Training
National Certificate in Fitness Instruction
Elite Kettlebell Instruction Certificate – Level 3
KG Elite Performance accredited Strength and Conditioning Coach

Bodybuilding Competitions
Nifma Fitness Model Championships 4th Place
RIBBF Spring Classics 5th Place
NBFI National Championships 3rd Place

Powerlifting Competitions
Irish Drug Free Powerlifting Association
Best lifts in competition
Squat 175kg
Bench Press 112.5kg
Deadlift 205kg
IDFPA U75kg Junior National Full Power 1st Place
IDFPA U75kg Junior National Single Lifts
IDFPA U75kg Junior European Full Power
IDFPA U75kg Junior European Single Lifts
1st Place Squat and Deadlift
2nd Place Bench Press

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