2022 O’Neill’s Ulster GAA Coaching Conference set for UU Jordanstown
The 18th annual O’Neill’s Ulster GAA Coaching and Games Development Conference was officially launched this week, with the event taking place on Saturday 12th November at the Ulster University, Jordanstown.
The theme of this year’s conference will focus on ‘Playing Your Part in Player Development’, and will feature a host of practical workshops delivered by coaches from across the family of Gaelic Games, with plenty of interesting takeaways for all involved.
Topics range from utilising video analysis, coaching the female athlete, coordinating handball sessions in your club, and specialist skills coaching in both hurling and football.
The event is bookended by keynote addresses from National GAA Head of Coach & Player Development, Martin Kennedy, on the areas of coach education and player development, and former Tipperary All Ireland winning hurling manager Liam Sheedy, who will provide a fascinating insight into setting team and performance culture.
The cost of £25 per delegate includes attendance at the conference and lunch, plus a free O’Neill’s t-shirt.
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Check out the full itinerary of the O’Neill’s Ulster GAA Coaching and Games Development Conference below
Indoor Astro 1
Indoor Astro 2
Sports Hall 1
Sports Hall 2
|Ciaran McLaughlin, Ulster GAA President|
|9.30am||Keynote Address 1
|10.15am||Workshop 1||Workshop 2||Workshop 3||Workshop 4||Workshop 5||Workshop 6|
|Ben McGuckin||Dominic McKinley||Emma Kelly & Kyla Trainor||Darragh Daly & Fiona Shannon||Sean McKenna & Damien McCallin||Gary Longwell & Ryan Mellon|
|Adding value to your coaching inputs through use of video analysis||Developing game sense and refining skills for talented players (Hurling)||Coaching practice and the female athlete||Coaching and managing handball sessions in your club||Physical Literacy in clubs – making the curriculum come alive in clubs||Performance and lifestyle and female players: Effective goal setting and performance|
|11.15am||Workshop 7||Workshop 8||Workshop 9||Workshop 10||Workshop 11|
|Ben McGuckin||Gavin McGilly||TBC||Sean McKenna & Damien McCallin||Paul Brady|
|11.15am||Adding value to your coaching inputs through use of video analysis||Developing the tackle and embedding best practice with players (Football)||Athletic Development: Managing athletic development between stakeholders||
Physical Literacy in clubs – making the curriculum come alive in clubs
|Planning and Preparing for Elite Performance|
|Turnover and transitioning from defence to attack (Football)|
|2.15pm||Keynote Address 2|
|Introduction by Garrett Coyle Chairperson Ulster GAA Coaching & Games|