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From Beginner to Winner: Down GAA Coaching Conference

March 1st, 2011

On Saturday 26th March 2011, Down GAA will be hosting a Coaching and Games Development Conference in the Abbey Grammar School Newry.

The event will be open to all coaches, of all age groups, of all codes, and will consist of a mixture of practical and formal workshops and presentations. As the theme suggests, the day will prove a great learning opportunity for all coaches who work with children, youths and adults.

Some of the country’s leading coaches will provide a series of indoor and outdoor practical demonstrations along with a number of theory based presentations covering critical areas in GAA players development.

Guest Speakers / Presenters will Include:

  • Peter McGrath: Current Down Minor Manager and Former All Ireland Winning Senior Manager
  • Dr Eugene Young: Ulster GAA Coaching and Games Development Director
  • Joey Carton: Munster GAA Coaching and Games Development Director
  • Paudi Butler: National GAA Hurling Director
  • Tony Scullion: Ulster GAA Football Development Officer, 4 Time GAA All Star
  • Denis Holywood: Armagh GAA Games Development Manager, Former Armagh Senior Football Team Coach
  • Jamesie O’Connor: Former All Ireland Winning Clare Hurler
  • plus many more……

This promises to be a most enjoyable day for all coaches in attendance. It will be a rare opportunity to watch such a wide range of expert coaches delivering innovative and modern sessions.

Places on the conference will be limited and will be issued on a first come – first served basis.

Cost: £20 per person (includes lunch)

For Conference Application Forms or for further information contact:

Conor O’Toole, Down Coaching and Games Development Manager

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