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  • Retail Operations

    This team consists of area managers, store management & sales team members. With over 60 stores spread out across Ireland and Northern Ireland in the best retail locations, this is one of the most exciting parts of the business to work in.
  • Area Managers

    Each Area Manager has a portfolio of stores that they are responsible for. They drive standards, engage and motivate their store teams, to challenge what they do and become better. A big part of this role is to develop talented people to become great managers! They work with all our brand centre functions to drive service in our stores for our customers.
Meet Fran in our Area Managers Team

How did I get to my current role in Life Style Sports?

Having studied Business Recreation & Leisure at college I knew Retail was something I was passionate about. Working part-time as a Retailer. I became involved in clustering stores such as Enniskillen & our Flagship store in Galway Retail Park as well as Galway city centre - I loved that challenge. Lots of hard work, lots of determination & a fantastic team behind me I joined the operations team as an Area Manager over a year and a half ago and have loved every minute of it since...

What's my team like?

I have the honour of being part of a super operations team. We are all so different with lots of different attributes with diverse backgrounds, experience in Life Style Sports with a mix of experience from large Sporting Retailers in Ireland & the UK.

What do I enjoy about my role?

This is difficult as I cannot go on for hours! Achieving Super Sales is the end result. There is so much I enjoy about being an Area Manager for Life Style Sports, training & developing my team to get the best out of each & every one of them. I love VM & inspiring sales though super-hot looking stores. The end result is so rewarding when you see consistency in your stores & watching sales increase. Being able to see your team develop is a fantastic feeling.

Where and what role am I aiming to progress to, what's next for me?

I want to be the best Area Manager that I can possibility be, to continue to show my passion & drive until we achieve World domination..!!!

What sport do I play?

Sports is in my blood, from running around after that GAA ball in North Sligo & been ankle deep in muck doing athletics cross countries all around Ireland, having trained 7 days a week.

Why Life Style Sports?

Once I knew the position was available there was no question. Life Style Sports are a company on the up, 100% Irish owned, and with an extremely good team ethos. It is a very hardworking team which rewards loyalty and recognises commitment. Life Style Sports prides itself on progression and I could not pass up the opportunity to be part of such a fantastic team with such great values!