Ulster Academy Coaching Programme

May 16th, 2017 | County News

Academy Aims

To complement the coaching qualification pathway, the Ulster GAA Coach Academy, will provide workshops to further develop coaching expertise over a period of 12months.

The key aim is to support and develop coaches’ knowledge and application’ that positivity affects players and ultimately a team’s performance.

The Academy is for Gaelic Football and Hurling Coaches.

 Who is it for?

  • Coaches committed to working at performance level, i.e. county academy squad, minor, U21 or senior level.
  • Coaches who have Completed a level 2 (Football, Hurling) Coaching Qualification.

 Academy Duration

  • Coaches will commit to 2 Saturdays during the year,
  1. 22nd July
  2. 18th November (Ulster Coaching Conference)
  • Coaches will be visited in their Clubs/Counties 2/3 times during 2017/18 to give them support/mentoring,

 Academy Content

Workshops to include: Guest Speakers and Practical Based Sessions

 How to Apply

  • Obtain an Application form HERE Application Form (3) or from your County Games Development Manager, Paul O’Connor 0868374827
  • All Gaelic Football & Hurling Application forms must be approved and signed off by your County Coaching Officer and Games Development Manager,
  • The closing date to summit completed applications forms is Friday 26th May at 4:00pm, all successful candidates will be notified by Friday 2nd June,
  • Please return All application forms to:

Ulster Coach Academy, Ceannarás Uladh, 8-10 Market Street, Armagh, BT61 7BX

Any queries please contact:

Gaelic Football:                       Tony Scullion               tony.scullion.ulster@gaa.ie    077 9512 0438

Hurling:                                   Kevin Kelly                   kevin.kelly.ulster@gaa.ie       079 2052 8794


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