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Coaching and Development

Connacht Development Officers

Provincial Development Officer

Francie Keane   
Mobile: 083 3484443
Email: connachtdev@gmail.com

Regional Development Officer

Noelle Gormley
Mobile: 086 4133538
Email: ngconnachtdev@gmail.com


County Development Officers

Galway   
Michael Lynott         
Mobile:  087 6207998 
Email:  mailto:michaellynott1@gmail.com      

Leitrim
Yeonette O'Rourke
Mobile: 087 6682441
Email: orourkeky@aol.com
Mayo    
Laura Higgins   
Mobile: 087 7727023   
E-Mail: mayodev@gmail.com

Roscommon
Sean Murray
Mobile: 0833484442
Email: samurray4@yahoo.com

Sligo
Sean Kilgannon
Mobile: 0862617193
Email:seankilgannonconst@hotmail.com

Coaching Programmes available to clubs & counties

FUNdamentals Coaching Course

This course is an introductory to coaching programme. Coaches will look at issues such as planning and implementing training programmes as well as practical coaching and introduction to the player pathway.

 

Target Group: Any coach or anybody interested in getting involved in coaching 16 years and over.

 

Duration: 5-6 Hours, completed in one day, may be split over two evenings if necessary

 

Cost:  €400  (venue and food are separate) / €20 per person is normal charge.

 

Booking Fee: €150

 

No. Of Participants: 24 places min, 30 places max

 

Venue An indoor sports hall, a meeting room that can seat 30 people comfortably and an area to provide refreshments.

 

Who to Contact:              Your County or Provincial Development Officer


Level 1 Coaching Course

This course is developed to challenge existing coaches to look more in depth at coaching principles and practices. Coaches will apply information to solve coaching scenarios in practical situations

Target Group: Over 18 yrs, completed the FUNdamentals course and has at least 1 years coaching experience

Duration: 22 hours (12 hours course work, 10 hours practical coaching in own club) over 2 days separated by 3-6 weeks.

 

Cost:  €600 (venue and food are separate) / €60 per person is normal charge 

 

Booking Fee: €300

 

No. Of Participants:  10 places min , 20 places max

 

Note: Coaches have to complete a logbook at training between Day 1 & Day 2. There must be at least 6weeks between Day 1 & Day 2

 

Venue:  An indoor sports hall, outdoor pitch (for day 2), a meeting room that can seat 20 people comfortably and an area to provide refreshments

 

Who to Contact:              Your County or Provincial Development Officer

NEW COACHING WORKSHOPS available to clubs and counties
Key2Coaching Stage 1 Workshop

Coaches gain better understanding of how to plan, organise, deliver and evaluate a typical training session for players ranging from U8 to U12 age groups

Target Group:  All Ladies Gaelic Football underage Coaches who have completed Ladies Gaelic Football FUNdamentals Coaching Programme

Duration:  3 hours

Cost:  €150 (venue and food are separate) / €10 per person is normal charge.

Booking Fee: €100

No. Of Participants: 15 places min, 25 places max   (Underage team required for practical)

Venue:  An outdoor pitch or large indoor hall, a meeting room that can seat 25 people comfortably and an area to provide refreshments

Who to Contact:              Your County or Provincial Development Officer

Key2Coaching Stage 2 Workshop

Coaches gain better understanding of how to plan, organise, deliver and evaluate a typical training session for players ranging from U14 to adult level

Target Group:  All Ladies Gaelic Football Coaches who have completed Ladies Gaelic Football FUNdamentals Coaching Programme

Duration: 3 hours

Cost: €150 (venue and food are separate) / €10 per person is normal charge

Booking Fee: €100

No. Of Participants: 15 places min, 25 places max   (U16/Minor  team required for practical)

Venue:  An outdoor pitch or large indoor hall, a meeting room that can seat 25 people comfortably and an area to provide refreshments

Who to Contact:              Your County or Provincial Development Officer

Dealing with the Cards Workshop
Supply coaches with knowledge and techniques on how to deal with numerical advantage/disadvantage on the field of play

Target Group:  All Ladies Gaelic Football Coaches who have completed Ladies Gaelic Football FUNdamentals Coaching Programme

Duration: 2 ½  hours

Cost: €150 (venue and food are separate) / €10 per person is normal charge

Booking Fee: €100

No. Of Participants: 15 places min, 25 places max

Venue:  An indoor sports hall or outdoor pitch, a meeting room that can seat 25 people comfortably and an area to provide refreshments

Who to Contact:              Your County or Provincial Development Officer

Goalkeeping Workshop

Supply coaches with the necessary knowledge and coaching techniques in order to provide focused and beneficial training for Goalkeepers

Target Group:  All Ladies Gaelic Football Coaches who have completed Ladies Gaelic Football FUNdamentals Coaching Programme

Duration:  3 hours

Cost: €150 (venue and food are separate) / €10 per person is normal charge

Booking Fee: €100

No. Of Participants: 15 places min, 25 places max

Venue:  Central location to your clubs  .An indoor sports hall or outdoor pitch, a meeting room that can seat 25 people comfortably and an area to provide refreshments

Who to Contact:              Your County or Provincial Development Officer 

REFEREE Programmes available to clubs and counties

Grab Your Whistle Level 1 Referee Course

To recruit and train new referees with a specific emphasis on females. On completion of the course the referee will be qualified to referee up to County U14 Level and all underage clubs depending on the age of the referee

Target Group: Course participants must be 16 years or over

Duration: 12 hour course over 3 days

Cost: FREE however a €200 deposit is required and is refundable if over 12 people complete the course

No. Of Participants: 12 min , 20 max

A BUDDY SYSTEM must be set up for Grab Your Whistle Level 1 participants where they are supported by existing experienced referees in the county.  It is the county's responsibility to pair up new and existing referees for this process and to allocate new referees games so that they can gain experience

Day 1 & Day 2 can happen just before the season begins so that referees are ready to start when the season begins.  Day 3 should be when all the new referees have had a chance to referee some games

Venue:

A meeting room that can seat 20 people comfortably and an area to provide refreshments

An outdoor pitch or large indoor hall is required for Day 3. A meeting room that can seat 20 people comfortably and an area to provide refreshments, an outdoor pitch or large indoor hall is required for Day 3.

Who to Contact:              Your County or Provincial Development Officer

Grab Your Whistle Level 2 Referee Course

Provide training for existing referees

Target Group: Existing Ladies Football Referees in the County

Duration: 2 ½ - 3 hours

Cost: FREE Venue and refreshment costs

No. Of Participants: 12 min

Venue:  A meeting room that can seat 25 people comfortably and an area to provide refreshments

Who to Contact:              Your County or Provincial Development Officer

OTHER Programmes available to clubs and counties

Club Officer Programme

A seminar to provide club officers with support and advice on how to best fulfil their roles on a committee in a Ladies Gaelic club. General information will be supplied on the Injury Fund Scheme, fundraising & code of ethics.

Individual workshops will then take place on the role of the Chairperson, Secretary, Registrar/Treasurer, PRO and Children's Officer.

Target Group:  All club officers

 

Duration: Approximately 3 hours, all in one night

 

No. Of Participants:  80% of clubs need to be in attendance

 

Venue:  Need a venue with one room to cater for big number of participants plus 5 breakout rooms for  presentations on each of  the individual officership's.  A College would be ideal venue

 

Who to Contact:   Paula Prunty,      Ph 018363156,      Email: paula@ladiesgaelic.ie

Club Mentor Workshop
A workshop to support Club Mentors from underage up to senior level. Covers areas such as the Injury Fund, rules and dealing with the female athlete and Team Building
Target Group: All underage and Senior club mentors

Duration: Approximately 3 hours, all in one night
No. Of Participants:  70% of clubs need to be in attendance
Venue: A meeting room that can seat large number of people comfortably and an area to provide refreshments
Who to Contact:              Your County or Provincial Development Officer

County Mentor Workshop
A workshop to support County Mentors from underage up to senior level. Presentations on rules and team building plus  select 2 options from list below:

Planning - Season/Matchday

  • Communication/Decision Making

Leadership
Target Group:  All underage and senior inter county mentors
Duration: Approximately 3 hours, all in one night
No. Of Participants:  ALL County mentors must be in attendance from u14 to senior level
Venue: A meeting room that can seat 20+ people comfortably and an area to provide refreshments
 Who to Contact:              Your County or Provincial Development Officer
VOLUNTEER RECRUITMENT PROGRAMME
Ready, Steady, Play Programme
A volunteer recruitment programme aimed at increasing the number of "helpers" within the club, predominately in the area of coaching
Target Group: Clubs with new Volunteers who would like to assist with administrative duties or coaching underage teams
Duration: 2-2 ½ hours
Cost: Free to all clubs (Venue and food cost are separate)
No. Of Participants:  Clubs would require minimum 6 new volunteers. Clubs may run the programme individually or in conjunction with other clubs (Max 3 clubs) in the area
Venue:  Normally held in club facility. If number of clubs doing course together then select club venue that central to all
Clubs can contact Aislinn in Croke Park if they want to organise this programme within their club as it is specific to the club.
Who to Contact:  Aislinn Harkin,   Ph 018363156,    Email: aislinn@ladiesgaelic.ie
WHY PROMOTE THIS PROGRAMME TO YOUR CLUBS - QUOTES SOUND FAMILIAR!!

BUDDY SYSTEM
All NEW ‘helpers will be guided through the programme by a ‘buddy',
who is current mentor within the club
 BE PART OF THE PICTURE
Come along to your local club and be part of this initiative - NO COST involved!

A VOLUNTEER CAN CONTRIBUTE TO THEIR LOCAL CLUB

  • Drive girls to/from pitch
  • Supervise dressing rooms
  • Assist the Club Coach
  • Score keeping
  • Set up equipment for training

WHAT SKILLS DO I NEED?

  • Sense of Humour
  • Enthusiasm
  • Belief in Fair Play
  • A will to learn


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