2008 O’Neills Coaching Conference

January 14th, 2008

coachingconferencelaunch-19122007.jpgThe fourth Annual Coaching and Games Development Conference, organised by Comhairle Uladh and sponsored this year by O’Neills, will take place on Saturday 19th January 2008 in the Glenavon House Hotel, Cookstown.

This conference has an excellent track record in providing the most innovative workshops, which have been designed to better equip our coaches for the difficult task they face in striving to make their players the best that they can be. Combined with a range of highly skilled, professional guest speakers, this conference promises to benefit all who register to attend it.

Examples of some of this year’s workshops include:

  • ‘Talent Identification: “Criteria Led or Gut Feeling” ’
  • ‘Children: “What to Coach and How to Coach it”

While Keynote speeches will include

  • “Nurturing Talent – Developing Champions”.
  • “Systems that Challenge Coaches and Support Development”

The conference attendance is limited to 350, and places will be distributed on a first come first served basis. The cost of attending this one-day event is £15 / €20 per person, and you must pre-register, by contacting Bernie Mc Glinchey on 028 37 521900, or email at bmcglinchey@ulster.gaa.ie. The deadline for registration is Tuesday 15th January at 4.00pm.

A copy of the Conference Booking Form can be downloaded here.

This conference will cater for all coaches, regardless of ability or qualification level, and we welcome anyone who is interested in attending to further their own personal development.

This conference will cater for all coaches, regardless of ability or qualification level, and we welcome anyone who is interested in attending to further their own personal development.

Tom Daly, Ulster Council GAA President stated:
“The Ulster Council GAA is delighted to announce that O Neill’s have agreed to sponsor our Coaching Conference on the 19th January 2008. O Neill’s Managing Director in Strabane Kieran Kennedy has been a wonderful supporter of the Ulster GAA in recent years and their support for the Conference is another indication of the great relationship between our two organisations.

We are looking forward to another very successful conference and with a list of accomplished contributors signed up we believe that the event will be of immense benefit to those coaches who attend and they will learn lots of new ideas which will assist them to be the best they can be at club, county or whatever level they are operating in.“