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Upcoming Coach Education in Munster


from A.A.I Athletics Ireland is pleased to announce that two Assistant Coaches courses will be held in University of Limerick on March 14th & in Cork IT on March 21st. Assistant Coach

The aim of the assistant coach course is to give some basic skills to the beginner coach to help assist a more senior coach in the delivery of coaching sessions to young Athletes. It is an introduction to the coaching of three key events, running (Sprints and Endurance), Jumping (Long Jump) and Throwing (Shot Putt).

The content for this course includes;
• group coaching skills and identifying ways to make coaching sessions fun
• Fun and functional warm ups and cool downs
• Safety in Athletics
• Rules of key events
• Communicating with young athletes and giving effective feedback.
• Basic running skills
• Basic Long Jump Skills
• Basic Shot Putt skills

This is a course held over 1 day (8 hours)

Entry Requirements
The Assistant Coach Course is open to all

Assessment/ Qualification
There is no exam.

€60- Included in the price for this course is an AAI Assistant Coach Manual.
Venue/Dates – March 14th University of Limerick & March 21st Cork IT
Time -9.30am-4pm (register from 9.15am)

For further information contact Regional Development Officer Steven Macklin, 0876335565, [email protected]

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