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Coach Education

Foundation Courses for Clubs 2013/14

If your club wishes to complete a Foundation Coaching Course between October- March you have to book your course with Sean Crowley ( before Friday 25th October 2013

  • Your club has to have a minimum of 12 participants to run a course
  • The cost of a Foundation Course for a club is €250 for up to 20 participants
  • If your club will have more than 20 participants the cost will be €450 as two tutors are required
  • All payments for courses are to be made 2 weeks in advance of the course beginning
  • If payment is not secured the course will be cancelled
  • Please let Sean Crowley know the number of participants you believe you club will have for your course when you are booking
  • Bookings are to be made by email
  • The Foundation Coaching Course is 9 hours for a Hurling and Football Course and 7.5 hours for a single code
  • The course can be done in the following formats: all on a Saturday OR 3hrs on a Friday night and 6hrs on the Saturday OR over 3 weeknights either in the same week or spread out over 2 or 3 weeks
  • When you are booking please give details of which format you would like and what date you would like
  • Dates will be allocated on a first come first served basis so we cannot guarantee the date you are looking for

Facilities for a Foundation Course

To run a Foundation Course in your club you will need the following facilities

  • Clubs need a hall minimum 2 badminton courts in size (preferably bigger)
  • Clubs need a meeting room capable of holding the number of people who will be doing the course
  • Individual Bookings -If your club does not have 12 participants to run your own course we can still accommodate you
  • Individuals can email me (Sean Crowley) their names and include the following details - Name, Club, Mobile Number and Email Address
  • Club secretaries can also email me the Names, Club, Mobile Numbers and Email Addresses of members of their club who wish to do a Foundation Course
  • The cost for an individual is £20
  • Payment by individuals is to be made at the course they attend
  • If payment is not secured participants cannot complete the course and will not receive certification
  • After individuals names are submitted they will be contacted by me as to what club course they can attend
  • We will endeavour to place individuals on club courses convenient to them
  • If there are no club courses suitable and if numbers suffice a course will be organised for these individuals at a convenient location

Award 1 Courses 2013/14

  • Award 1 Coaching Courses will be run on a regional basis in 2013/14
  • Dates and Venues are available on website.
  • If a club wants to run their own it must have a venue that is suitable and available to run an Award 1 Course in 2013 /14 please contact Sean Crowley (size 2 - 3 badminton course and a meeting room)
  • Award 1 Courses can be done on 6 individual nights OR over 2 weeknights and two Saturdays