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Assistant Coach Course - Tralee , Co Kerry

This is a certified course aimed at giving basic skills to coach 3 events: Running (Sprints & Endurance), Jumping ( Long Jump) & Throwing (Shot)


Event Description:

This course will take place over two evenings:

Mon 22nd of May - 6pm online via zoom

Mon 29th of May - 6pm Tralee Harriers AC track

Price: - €70.00 + Booking fee

Course Aim

The aim of the assistant coach course is to give some basic skills to the beginner coach to help assist a more senior coach in the delivery of coaching sessions to young athletes. It is an introduction to coaching in three key event areas, Running (Sprints and Endurance), Jumping (Long Jump) and Throwing (Shot Putt).

Course Content includes: 

  • group coaching skills and identifying ways to make coaching sessions fun
  • Fun and functional warm ups and cool downs
  • Safety in Athletics, including Child Welfare
  • Rules of key events
  • Communicating with young athletes and giving effective feedback.
  • Basic Running skills
  • Basic Long Jump Skills
  • Basic Shot Putt skills

Full Content

Entry Requirements: The Assistant Coach Course is open to all those 16 years or over.

Assessment/ Qualification: There is no exam.

For more information contact Olivia Scully Hahne :