Longford GAA YouthAdult Award 1 Football Course

Longford GAA Youth/Adult Award 1 Football Course

We are starting an Award 1 Youth/Adult Football Course this weekend (see schedule below) and we have places available if any there is anyone within your county who would like to attend.

The course costs €100 and lunch in provided on the 3 Saturdays as part of that

Firstly all session of the course will take place in St. Mels College Longford Town. The college is in the middle of the town beside the Cathedral – there is an avenue through a opening with two stone pillars each side, drive down this avenue and keep round to your right until you see the outdoor basketball court, the hall is on your left.

Latitude: 53.72736299650775

Longitude: -7.795186040285671

All sessions will take place within the large sports hall.

Please see full timetable below and if there is any other information you require please feel free to contact me on the number below, many thanks Damien.

Saturday 12/11/16 St. Mels College Sports Hall 9:40am – 12:30pm
Introduction, Communication & The Role of The Coach delivered by Tadgh Fennin – former Kildare Footballer, current Kildare GAA Coach & Leinster Tutor.
Lunch provided 12:30pm – 1pm
Saturday 12/11/16 St. Mels College Sports Hall 1pm – 3:30pm
Playing Facts & Psychological Focus delivered by Colm Clear Leinster GAA Coach Education Manager & Leinster Tutor.
Thursday 17/11/16 St. Mels College Sports Hall 7 – 9:30pm
Technical Proficiency delivered by Sean Kelly – Former Meath SF Coach, current Leinster Railway Cup Manager & National Master Tutor.
Saturday 19/11/16 St. Mels College Sports Hall 10am – 12:30pm
Tactical Prowess/Decision Making delivered by John Higgins & Damien Sheridan – Coaches with the Longford  Minor & U21 teams respectively & both Leinster Tutors
Lunch provided 12:30pm – 1pm
Saturday 19/11/16 St. Mels College Sports Hall 1pm – 3:30pm
Team Play & Tactical Ploys delivered by John Higgins & Damien Sheridan
Thursday 24/11/16 St. Mels College Sports Hall 7 – 9:30pm
Lifestyle & Planning delivered by Eoin Kevlihan Post Primary PE Teacher & Leinster Tutor
Saturday 26/11/16 St. Mels College Sports Hall 10am – 12:30pm
Physical Fitness: Components & Principles Youths delivered by Paddy O Connor – S&C coordinator to all Longford teams (U21 down) & Leinster Tutor
Lunch provided 12:30pm – 1pm
Saturday 26/11/16 St. Mels College Sports Hall 1pm – 3:30pm
Physical Fitness: Components & Principles Adults delivered by Paddy O Connor 
Thanks again, Damien
Damien Sheridan
Games Development Administrator Longford GAA
damien.sheridanÓ[email protected]
087 912 6556



07-Nov-16 by Damien Sheridan – GDA Longford