The WIT Vikings Sport Scholarship Programme is an athlete-led development programme supporting high-performance athletes in a wide range of sports
Adham Masood is a third year Accounting student and former student of Scoil Airegeal. Ballyhale, Co Kilkenny
Adham is a 2020/21 WIT Vikings Sport Scholarship recipient.
County: Co Kilkenny
Highest achievements: Under 19 League of Ireland champion.
What is your personal aim this year? To get back playing regularly when restrictions ease fully.
Who was your idol growing up? Lionel Messi
How do you prepare for each event? Stay hydrated in the run up to training and matches
What is your favourite memory from your sporting career so far? Winning the perpetual cup with W.I.T in 2019, first in 20 years for the institute.
How do you balance work/college/sport? Plan ahead to make sure you can make time for both.
Do you get nervous before competitions/games and if so how do you deal with it? Yeah sometimes but it’s a good thing, I just try focus on the game and try not think about anything else
What advice would you give to athletes wanting to improve? Keep training hard and stay disciplined.
Find out more about the WIT Vikings Sport Scholarship Programme at https://www.wit.ie/vikingsportscholarship.