National Hurling Development Coaching Workshop

Newtownshandrum GAA

Thursday, 6th July, 2017

7.30 pm

Target Audience:

  • • New & Developing Club Coaches.
  • • Squad / Academy Coaches • Club Officers
  • • People that may be just considering getting involved in coaching

Part 1 – Practical Important elements of a training session for Youth / Adult players.

Part 2 – Presentation “The Club Coach”

Presented by: Martin Fogarty

Martin has been recently appointed to the role of National Hurling Development Manager. Prior to his appointment he worked as a Primary School Teacher for 38 Years. He has been involved at all levels with his Club, Erin’s Own Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny as a player and Club Officer, serving terms both as Chairman and Secretary. He managed Kilkenny U-21 hurlers to two All-Ireland Titles and worked as a selector/coach with the Senior team from 2005-2013, during which time they won six All-Ireland, seven Leinster and Five National League titles.


The workshop will address:

  • • The A – Z of club coaching
  • • How do I get started? Have I the necessary skills?
  • • The challenges and joys of being involved with a group of players
  • • Organisational strategies for an individual Coach and Club Officer
  • • Practical ideas

Note 1: If attending as a current coach please ask a friend, who may have no coaching experience whatsoever, to come along.

Note 2: Please notify your intention to attend by text to Noel at 087-4179127 or email: