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Certificate in Sports Coach Development

Programme Purpose

The Sports Coach Developement programme is aimed at experienced Sports Coaches who wish to lead or play a part in the development and support of coaches within their sport. The programme provides participants with the skills required to deliver effective coach education courses and to identify & deliver relevant support to coaches in non-formal contexts. The programme builds on the personal coaching experience of each participant as applied to their own sport(s). The programme involves the following for participants; • Attendance at contact training days with qualified Trainers of Coach Developers • Undertaking independent learning such as reading, tasks and assignments • Completion of a National Governing Body (sport-specific) work placement, supported by a mentor • Completion of assessments (on the course and during the work placement) On successful completion of the programme, participants will be deployed by their National Governing Body (NGB) to train and support coaches at a level commensurate with their own coaching experience. They may also be deployed within their National Governing Body to develop and/or review coach education programmes.

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Dublin Fingal

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PEL Applies


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Centres offering Certificate in Sports Coach Development

Name Address Contact Website
Sport Ireland The Courtyard, Sport Ireland Campus, Snughborrough Road, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15, D15 PN0N 061202895