Leitrim GAA Coaching & Games Development news

Leitrim GAA
Club coach mentor programme: Our club coach mentor programme has commenced over the past few weeks in Carrigallen & Melvin Gaels clubs. It will be expanded to Kiltubrid & Drumkeerin clubs over the next two weeks. This programme designed by our coach education committee and promoted by our coaching and games development committee aims to assist clubs and coaches with what is considered best coaching practise, initally at grades up to under 12 but expanding to include all grades up to Minor.

Club coach mentor programme: Our club coach mentor programme has commenced over the past few weeks in Carrigallen & Melvin Gaels clubs. It will be expanded to Kiltubrid & Drumkeerin clubs over the next two weeks. This programme designed by our coach education committee and promoted by our coaching and games development committee aims to assist clubs and coaches with what is considered best coaching practise, initally at grades up to under 12 but expanding to include all grades up to Minor.

Award 1 Child & Youth/Adult course: Our Award 1 course will commence on Wednesday May 29, in the Bush hotel Ck-on-Shannon. The course will be split to cover the child module and also the youth/adult modules. There are some places still available on both courses and if there are we coaches interested in completing either the child or youth/adult modules we would ask them to register before Friday next May 24th on the google doc sent to all club secretaries.

Kellogg’s GAA Cul camps: Application forms for this years Kellogg’s Cul camps have been distributed through our Primary schools and are also available from all clubs. The on-line booking is in full swing and we would encourage using this system of booking if possible. A €5 discount per child is available by using the coupon from selected Kellogg’s cereal boxes and booking on-line.

Hurling camps: Leitrim coaching and games will host a three day hurling only camp in each of the hurling clubs on the following dates: Manorhamilton July 15-17; Ballinamore July 29-August 2; Carrick August 12-14; Gortletteragh/Mohill August 19-21.

Club skills competition: We would publish the dates for the regional and County final of the under 12 skills competition in the next few weeks so all clubs should be selecting their teams for the finals. Additional skill test cards are available from Thomas Keenan, James Holahan or Padraig McGourty.

Contact: For further details on any of the above contact Padraig McGourty 086-8106431 or coachingofficer.leitrim@gaa.ie or Thomas Keenan 087-6591049 or thomas.keenan.gm.leitrim@gaa.ie