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Assistant Coach Course - Newcastlewest, Limerick

Introduction to coaching in 3 key event areas, Running (Sprints and Endurance), Jumping (Long Jump), Throwing (Shot Putt) and Warm up.


Event Description:

Online theory Friday 15th of March - 6pm

Practical Saturday 16th March 10am - Limerick Athletics Hub, Newcastlewest, Co. Limerick.

Price - €70.00 (+ 5% 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 at: