Details announced of Coach Education Courses

The first of our Coach Education Courses for 2015 begins on Monday, February 16 with Award 1 Child Football.

The first of our Coach Education Courses for 2015 begins on Monday, February 16 with Award 1 Child Football.

The course runs over seven nights (Monday, February 16: Introduction; Wednesday, February 18: Technical Proficiency; Monday, February 23: Tactical Awareness; Wednesday, February 25: Team Play; Monday, March 2: Physical Fitness; Wednesday, March 4: Playing Facts; Monday, March 9: Planning Lifestyle and Conclusion).

The course costs €100 per person. A hurling foundation course will take place on February 21, while an Award 1 Child Hurling course begins on March 16. This also runs for seven nights (March 16, March 18, March 23, March 25, March 27, March 30, April 1, April 3).

Anyone who wishes to book into the football education courses please contact Donal Brennan or James Kelly, while Ciarán Muldowney and Andrew Kavanagh will be taking bookings on the hurling courses.

Please note it’s vital for all coaches and mentors, involved with teams around the county, to have completed their coaching courses, completed Code of Ethics Course and also be Garda Vetted. All this information is available from the Laois GAA Office (057) 86 60674