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Ulster coaching courses

By Kristina Thu 20th Mar

Ulster GAA logoAll St. Enda’s coaches at Hurling, Mens Gaelic Football and Ladies Gaelic Football levels are invited to in take part in a new Ulster GAA Coach Academy programme.

Ulster GAA Coach Academy aims to complement the coaching qualification pathway. It will also provide a number of short workshops/courses to further develop their coaching expertise over a period of 12 months.

The key aim is to support and develop coaches’ knowledge and application of technical, tactical, physiological and psychological/lifestyle factors that affect a player’s and ultimately a team’s performance. The Academy is for Gaelic Football, Hurling and ladies Gaelic Football coaches.

Who is it for?

* Coaches committed to working at performance level, i.e. county academy squad, minor, U21 or senior level.
* Coaches who have Completed a level 1 (Gaelic, Hurling, Ladies Gaelic, Camogie) Coaching Qualification

Academy Duration

Coaches will have to attend 4 weekends over the year involving a Friday evening and Saturday

1. 25th – 26th April
2. 27th – 28th June
3. 17th – 18th October
4. 21st – 22nd November

Attendance at all dates is compulsory, as is the requirement to complete all tasks set. Workshops to include: Performance analysis; Coaching session preparation; Coaching attacking play; Coaching defensive play; Winning the changing room; and much more

How to Apply

* Complete the Application form attached or Download an Application form from the Ulster GAA Website<><>
* All Gaelic Football & Hurling Application forms must be approved and signed off by your County Coaching Officer and Games Development Manager
* All Ladies Gaelic Football Application forms must be approved and signed off by your County Ladies Football Development Officer
* The closing date to summit completed applications forms is Friday 4th April at 4:00pm, all successful candidates will be notified before Friday 11th April.
* Please return All application forms to:

Ulster Coach Academy, Ceannarás Uladh, 8-10 Market Street, Armagh, BT61 7BX

Any queries please contact:
– Gaelic Football: Tony Scullion  077 9512 0438
– Hurling: Kevin Kelly 079 2052 8794
– Ladies Gaelic Football: Sheena Kelly 077 9516 0979

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