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Applications for Sligo GAA U16 Manager 2021

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Sligo GAA Football Academy

U16/U17 Manager Position 2021-2022

Background;

Sligo GAA Football Underage Development sets out to support and develop players to achieve their full potential. This is a great opportunity to work with young talented footballers in top class facilities and avail of high- level coaching supports and the successful candidate will be supported by Sligo GAA Football Underage Development Squad Governance and Coaching Committee and the Games Development Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities;

The primary responsibilities of the Sligo U16/U17 Manager will be;

·       Create an environment that balances player development with team performance,

·       Demonstrate the ability to lead and motivate players,

·       Manage the planning, preparation and delivery of coaching sessions,

·       Working with the Sligo GAA Underage Development Squad Governance and Coaching Committee and the Games Development Manager to plan and coordinate the season’s schedule in alignment with the club seasons,

·       Play an integral role in the Sligo GAA Underage Development Squad’s Talent Academy Program with involvement in peer learning and coach development projects,

·       Be available on occasion to represent Sligo GAA in relation to promotional Activities,

·       Carry out the role while at all times adhering to the values of Sligo GAA Football academy.

Personnel Specification;

Candidates should meet the following criteria:

·       Have a minimum of 2 to 3 years’ experience coaching youth or adult GAA team(s),

·       Have experience in the development of talented players on a performance pathway,

·       Must be self-motivated, committed and enthusiastic about coaching.

 

Appointment is on a voluntary basis for a period of 18 months and will be based on qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will be subject to an interim review after 6 months.

Closing Date:

Friday 20th November 2020. 

Application procedure:

Applications can be made by submitting an expression of interest and outline of experience by post to:

 

The Coaching Officer, Sligo Football Underage Development Governance Committee, Sligo GAA, Scarden, Co. Sligo.

 Or

Email: Coachingofficer.sligo@gaa.ie

If you have any queries in relation to this position, please email Coachingofficer.sligo@gaa.ie