Course Dates:  4,6,11,13,18,20 & 25 November 2013IMG_5356

Venue: St. Kevins N.S. Sallynoggin

Time: 7.15 – 10pm


Course Outline

Aimed at: Coaches of Juvenile Teams (U12 and below)

Entry Requirements: Foundation Level / Foundation Award Course. Course Candidates will be 18 years or over. Candidates will be asked to abide by the GAA Code of Best Practice in Youth Sport

Duration: 16 Hours

Course Fee: € 20 ( Usually paid by participants Age Group)


The Award 1 Coach Education course is the second award on the coaching pathway of Gaelic games. The course is aimed at coaches that have progressed through the Foundation Award and have experience as a Coach.

The course aims to provide Coaches with the Information and with the Comprehension and Application abilities to know HOW to develop players’ capacities.  It is 16 Hours in duration and covers a number of key modules, as well as Introductory and Conclusion modules. These modules aPeople_earwig_coaching_JFC_2013re:

  • Role of the Coach
  • Technical Proficiency
  • Tactical Prowess
  • Team Play
  • Physical Fitness
  • Playing Facts
  • Psychological Focus
  • Communication
  • Lifestyle
  • Rules

The focus of the course is the further development of the ‘How to Coach’ skills by placing the participant in situations that they will face as coaches -the organisation of games activities, activities to develop skill and activities to develop the various movement skills.

Places on the course can be booked by emailing:

For further information contact Ken FitzGerald on 087-6830296 or Willie Braine on 086-0266506

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