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Club Coaching Officers – Roles and Responsibilities

Club Coaching Officer – Roles & Responsibilities


Role description:

The overall role of the Club Coaching Officer is to ensure that County Coaching & Games Development Activities are implemented in line with your County Board ad GAA Policy and Development Plan. They should be chairperson of their Club Coaching & Games Steering Committee, and take part in the County Coaching and games Steering Committee.


Reports/accountable to: Chairperson/County Executive Board


Liaise With: County Games Development Officers, Club Project Officers



  1. Work as part of a team along with the Club Executive and other Club Officers, team mentors and the various sub committees in the Club.
  2. To liaise with the County Coaching and Games team on the Annual County Games Development Plan, and the club project officers involving the provision of;
  • Child and Youth Games Opportunities (Go Games, Super Games Centres, Feiles, Youth tournaments, Underage leagues and championships).
  • Learning and Development (Best Practice with regard to Foundation and Level 1 Coaching qualification courses)
  • Talent Academies (County Development Squads)
  • Camps (Summer, Easter and Halloween).
  • Hurling and Football Development Initiatives.
  • School Initiatives (Primary/ Secondary School Link)

3.To coordinate the County Development team Coaching Clinics with your club.

  1. Oversee the appointment of head coaches and assistant coaches for the year.
  2. Manage and distribute club coaching resources and material (Online coaching videos and physical material. County Coaching Conferences/ workshops in your area).
  3. Promotion of the RESPECT Initiative (Responsible, Encouraging, Supportive, Positive, Enabling, Considerate, Tolerant).





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