REMINDER: Ulster GAA Coach Academy 2016; Applications Close this Wednesday


Reminder: that the The closing date to summit completed application forms for the 2016 Ulster GAA Coach Academy is Wednesday 6th April at 4:00pm, all successful candidates will be notified before Friday 15th April.

I would Appriciate it if you would pass this on to any coach you may feel would like to apply. 

The Academy is FREE of Charge

The Aim of the Academy is to complement the coaching qualification pathway, by providing a number of short workshops/courses to further develop coaching expertise over a period of 12months

Academy Content Workshops to include: Performance analysis; Coaching session preparation; Coaching attacking play; Coaching defensive play; Winning the changing room; and much more

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 criteria is quite strict. we are looking for coaches who:

Are committed to working at performance level, i.e. county academy squad, minor, U21 or senior levelHave Completed a level 1 (Gaelic, Hurling, Ladies Gaelic, Camogie) Coaching Qualification.Will attend the 4 weekends over the year involving a Friday evening and Saturday, Attendance at all dates below is compulsory, as is the requirement to complete all tasks set.
22 – 23 April22nd – 23rd July14th – 15th  October11 – 12th November
Must be approved and signed off by your County Coaching Officer and Games Development Manager

These Details are below:


Games Manager

Coaching Officer


Ciara Ferry

Columb Walsh


Denis Hollywood

Barry Watters


Dermot McCabe

Jody Clarke


Chris Collins

Patsy Mullan


Mick Murphy

Anthony Harkin


Conor O’Toole

Tom Potter


Teresa McNabb

Deirdre Donnelly


Paul O’Connor

Garrett Coyle


Anne Daly

Benny Hurl

Please see attached the application form

Kevin Kelly 

Ulster Hurling Development Officer

Caoimhín Ó Ceállaigh 
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