RECRUITMENT & SELECTION OF COACHES & VOLUNTEERS

The Cuala policy position is that all coaches/volunteers, prior to commencing their role(s) with children, must:

  • Undergo vetting or police background checks
  • Must attend relevant child safeguarding training as approved by GAA Associations
  • Must obtain a minimum coaching qualification(Foundation Level)
  1. Complete the Coach Application Form – LINK HERE
  2. Your application will be approved by Coiste,or relevant Club Official.

Safeguarding Process

In parallel with the vetting process – request your section secretary to notify the Club’s children’s officer, or, Club coach that you have started the vetting process and that you are available for Safeguarding training.

Your name will be placed on the waiting list.

Coach Training Process

In parallel with both the vetting/safeguarding process – request your section secretary to notify the Club’s children’s officer, or, Club coach that you have started the vetting process, applied for Safeguarding training and that you are now interested in completing the Foundation Level Training course

Your name will be placed on the waiting list.

PLEASE NOTE:

The requirement to have a minimum coaching qualification  applies only for volunteers taking on the role of coach/mentor.

It is not a requirement for ‘Pied Pipers‘, ‘Shepard’s‘  or Covid Officers.

Code of Behaviour

All coaches working with underage children must submit the Code of Behaviour Declaration form and have it recorded on the Cuala CoachReg system.

A copy of the Code of Behaviour (Underage) can be accessed by clicking the image below: