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Assistant Coach Course - MTU Track September 2022

Saturday 17 September 2022, 10:00 - 17:00

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Grace Lynch, 0858006892 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. MTU Track N/A Coaching No N/A N/A

Assistant Coach Course

MTU Track

Saturday September 17th 2022

10am - 5pm


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Register for Assistant Coach Course (MTU Track)


Athletics Ireland RDO Grace Lynch has organised an Assistant Coach Course, at MTU Track, on Saturday September 17th. As always, a good attendance is sought for this course - Please share or pass on the message!

Assistant Coach Course Details


Aims Of 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 aged 16 years or over


Assessment/ Qualification:

There is no exam



€70 - Included in the price for this course is an Athletics Ireland Assistant Coach Manual

The course will begin at 10 am, and will conclude at 5pm

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Grace Lynch, Athletics Ireland Regional Development Officer Mid-West/South, 0858006892 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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


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