Coaching and Games Development Newsletter

Leitrim GAA Coaching & Games Development


Coach Education

The following are the dates for our coach education and child welfare & protection courses for spring 2013. Coaches should try to attend at the courses allocated to their club but may attend at any of the other venues if their allocated date is not suitable. All coaches are asked to please register for the courses on the google doc sent to your club secretary.

Please note that participants on all courses must complete all sessions to achieve qualification. If a coach has to miss all or part of a session they will be required to attend that section at one of the other courses.

Foundation award 

Annaduff – March 8th – registration @ 6.45pm. March 9th @ 10am ( coaches from following clubs, Annaduff, Bornacoola, Gortletteragh & Mohill)

St. Clares Comprehensive school Manorhamilton – March 11th – registration @ 6.45pm. March 13th @ 7pm ( coaches from following clubs, GlencarManorhamilton, Melvin Gaels, Dromahair & Glenfarne)

Allen Gaels GAA Centre – April 8th – registration @ 6.45pm. April 15th @ 7pm ( coaches from following clubs, Allen Gaels, St. Mary’s, Leitrim Gaels, Drumkeerin & Kiltubrid)


Child Welfare & Protection


March 15th – Ballinamore ( please note course date changed from Thursday 14th to Friday 15th)

March 20th – Manorhamilton

March 25th – Ck-on-Shannon

April 10th – Allen Gaels GAA centre


Award 1 Child & Award 1 Youth/Adult


May 15th, 22nd, 29th,

June 5th, 12th & 19th


The running of the award 1 courses will depend on numbers registered.


Kellogg’s GAA Cul camps


Leitrim GAA wish to recruit a number of suitably qualified personnel to work as coaches on our Kelloggs GAA Cul camps during the month of July. 

Candidates must be over 18, have attained a minimum of Foundation award coaching qualification, have completed the GAA or Irish Sports Council child welfare & protection course and be Garda vetted to be eligible for consideration.


Please forward letter of interest and a current CV to: Thomas Keenan,  Pairc Sean Mac Diarmada, Dublin Rd., Ck-on-Shannon, Co.Leitrim by 4 pm on Wednesday March 20th 2013. 



For further details on any of the above contact.

Padraig McGourty 086-8106431 or

Thomas Keenan 087-6591049 or








11-Mar-13 by Thomas Keenan