Coaching news

Coaching news

Development plan Launch and seminar.
Our 2008 programme of coaching events commenced on Wednesday night last with the launch of our coaching and games development plan 2008 to 2011.This document outlines the aims and objectives of Leitrim GAA coaching and games development committee for the next three years. It also contains some recommendations for changes to our current competition which will no doubt generate much discussion and debate. Copies are available from Pairc Sean and will also be available at the next meetings of the senior and minor boards. Following the launch of our development plan John TobinÓgave an excellent presentation on recommended coaching structures for clubs. We would appeal to all clubs to use this model and we will offer assistance and advice if required.

Workshop – Fundamentals for hurling.
Next coaching workshop on our calendar takes place on this Tuesday evening 22/01 at 8pm in the sports complex Ck-on-Shannon. Paudi Butler, the National director of hurling and Damien Coleman will present a workshop on Fundamentals for hurling. Everybody with an interest in hurling/camogie coaching should ensure they attend this workshop.

Referees Workshop.
A workshop for all current referees in the County will be held on Friday next 25/01 in the Bush hotel commencing at 8.00pm. All referees are asked to make a special effort to attend this workshop as we will have some guest speakers on the night. A foundation level course for all new referees will be held shortly and all clubs are asked to please forward the names of club members interested in taking up refereeing at any level to Seamus Prior 086 6016086 or Thomas Keenan 087 6591049.

Coaching the tackle.
A practical workshop "coaching the tackle" will be presented by Des Newton on Saturday 26/01 in the sports complex Ck-on-Shannon commencing at 11.00am. Coaches working at all levels should note this workshop as one not to be missed.

Fun Do Resource Pack.
Clubs and coaches are reminded that the new Fun Do packs are available from our offices in Pairc Sean, or by contacting Thomas Keenan 087-6591049. Packs are available for a limited time at the special price of €50 each.

Coaching Calendar 2008
Our coaching calendar for 2008 is now available from our office in Pairc Sean and will also be distributed at all coaching related events, and at the next Coiste na nÓg and senior board meetings. This publication outlines all our coaching projects, workshops and seminars planned for 2008 and all clubs should ensure that there coaches attend as many of these as possible.

GAA Vhi Cul Camps 2008
Following a number of inquires in relation to the dates for our 2008 Vhi GAA summer camps, the following is the list of dates and venues. Please note new camp in Leitrim Gaels GAA grounds from Monday 21/07/08 to Friday 25/07/08.

Monday 30/06/2008 – Manorhamilton, Ck-on-Shannon, Aughawillan.
Monday 07/07/2008 – Kinlough, Drumshanbo, Mohill.
Monday 14/07/2008 – Aughavas, Gortletteragh, Dromahair.
Monday 21/07/2008 – Fenagh, Drumkeerin, Leitrim.



22-Jan-08 by Thomas Keenan