22 Coaches from St Anne’s, St Kevin’s, Collon, St Bride’s and Tullyallen clubs attended the course which was tutored by Ger Gribben (North Leinster / South Ulster RDO) and Olive McGeown (Level 2 Camogie Tutor). These enthusiastic coaches will be taking their new coaching skills back to their clubs to produce the Louth Camogie stars of the future.
The course lasted 10 hours and was run over 2 evenings in the excellent facilities of Mattock Rangers, Collon, County Louth.
The course modules included
- The Role Of A Coach
- The Hurley and Grips
- Skill Development
- Fundamental Skills
- Mini Games / Go Games
- Planning A Session
And much more
Having completed the course the particpants are now qualified to coach Camogie to girls up to the age of 10 years.
Here are some of the coaches comments about the course:
‘Very enjoyable – a lot of good advice. Thanks !!’
‘Thanks ! The course was very enjoyable and excellently delivered !’
‘As a new coach trying to ‘help out’ my club, I found the course fantastic.The level the course was delivered and the approach of the tutors, was excellent. I found it very thought provoking. Thank You !’
‘Truly enjoyable course – Really made me step back and think about the session and to be the best coach I can be. Thank You!’
Special thanks goes to Connie Crehan who co-ordinated the course.
Louth Camogie Board are currently trying to increase the number of qualified coaches in Louth, so if you are interested in helping with your child’s training or interested in helping with your club’s underage contact Ger Gribben (Camogie RDO) for details of any upcoming courses.
Regional Development Co-ordinator For North Leinster/South Ulster,
Cumann Cam¾gaÝochta na nGael,