Message from Hurling Officer Adrian Hession:

Connacht GAA Award 1 (Youth & Adult) Hurling Coaching Course



Connacht Centre of Excellence, Bekan, Ballyhaunis, Co. Mayo.


Commences Tuesday 4h February 2014. Six sessions of three hours duration. Completion on Tuesday 11th March. (7.00 til 10.00 each night).


For coaches from Mayo/Sligo/Ross/Leitrim who have completed the Foundation Award Hurling Coaching Course. Specifically for coaches with players from U13 to Senior level. Ideal also for secondary school teachers and camogie coaches.



Course cost is €80. Cheques made payable to Connacht GAA. Clubs usually cover the cost of their coaches, but check with your club secretary/coaching officer in advance.



Both the Award1 (Youth) and Award1 (Adult) Certificates will be awarded at the completion of the course, recognised by Croke Park and Coaching Ireland.




Date Tutors Modules
Tue 4th Feb Damien Coleman & Jeff Lynskey Introduction & Technical Proficiency
Tue 11th Feb Adrian Hession & Peter Cassidy Teamplay & Tactical Prowess
Tue 18th Feb Damien Curley & Cathal Cregg Physical Fitness (Youth & Adult)
Tue 26th Feb Sean Silke & Adrian Hession Psychological Focus (Youth & Adult)
Tue 5th Mar Bosco Gallagher & Gerry Spelman Playing Facts & Communication
Tue 12th Mar Michael Carroll & Proinsias Killion Playing Rules & Lifestyle Choices



For more information or to book your place, please contact the following people below:

Name County   Email
Damien Coleman  Galway (Director)
Adrian Hession Mayo
Proinsias Killion Roscommon
Benny Kenny Sligo
Steve Feeney Leitrim