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Assistant Coach Course - Kilworth March 2018

Sunday 04 March 2018, 10:00

Contact Location DistanceTypeChampionshipPermitMeasured
Lilly-Ann O'Hora, 0858060440 Kilworth National School, Kilworth, Cork N/a Coaching No Yes N/A

Assistant Coach Course

Kilworth National School, Kilworth, Cork


Sunday March 4th 2018

10am - 4pm


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With the upsurge in interest throughout Cork, new Athletics Ireland RDO Lilly-Ann O'Hora has organised a number of Assistant Coach Courses around the county. One of these is Kilworth and is being run in association with Mitchelstown club, Fanahan McSweeney AC. As always, a sgood attendance is sought for this course - Please share or pass on the message!


Assistant Coach Course


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 coaching in three key event areas

  • 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 dow
  •     Safety in Athletics, including Child Welfare
  •     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 over 1 day (8 hours)

Entry Requirements:

The Assistant Coach Course is open to all those 16 years or over.

Assessment/ Qualification:

There is no exam.


€60 - Included in the price for this course is an Athletics Ireland Assistant Coach Manual.

The course will begin at 10 am until 4.30pm. Tea and coffee will also be available on the day.


Please pass on the news to others who may be interested. and encourage everyone to get involved !


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