Coaching and Development


National Coaching 2018

  • Athletics Ireland & Limerick Athletics will host a Workshop on "Strength & Conditioning for the Young Athlete" on Thursday 19th April from 6.30pm to 9.30pm in the Absolute Hotel, Sir Harry's Mall, Limerick. Open to athletes age 16+. See all the details here.
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Munster Coaching and Development 2018

  • Day 2 of Munster Development & Performance Squads, Saturday 24th November in Nenagh Indoor Stadium. Development Squad from 11am to 1pm, 5 euro per athlete. Events covered will be Short Hurdles, High Jump, Javelin, Pole Vault, Middle Distance & Walks. Please note that anyone is welcome to join the Middle Distance group which will meet at 11am at the Stadium with coach Sean Finn and then train up in the CBS grounds. The Walks Development & Performance Squads will take place TOGETHER at 1pm with coach, Frank Lynch. All events will be covered for the Performance Squad which will run from 1pm to 3pm. Hammer, Discus and Javelin for the Performance Squad will be out in Borrisokane A.C. Grounds. See Squad details here.
  • Munster Development & Performance Squads - Dates are Saturday 27th October, Saturday 24th November, Saturday 29th December & two more dates tbc in 2019. Venue is Nenagh Indoor Stadium. Development Squads from 11am to 1pm and Performance Squads from 1pm to 3pm. See Munster Performance List here. Register for Squad here (Performance only). Development Squad athletes can just turn up and register on the day. See all the details here.
  • Munster U/20 Endurance Performance Squads for 2018/2019 - First session takes place from 21st to 23rd September in Banna Strand, Co. Kerry. See  Munster List here. See all the details here. All selected athletes need to register asap.
  • Full Jumps Workshop (Long Jump Pat Power), High Jump (Barry Pender), Triple Jump (David Murphy) & Pole Vault (Eamon Flanagan) will be held in Templemore Track on Sunday 23rd September @ 11am. Contact Pat Power at jumps@athleticsireland.ie to register. Suitable for athletes aged 12+ year. 5 euro per athlete.
  • A Pole Vault Workshop for Beginners will be held in Templemore Track, Co. Tipperary on Saturday 15th September from 11am to 3pm. Cost is 5 euro per athlete. See all the details here.
  • Endurance Running Course in Charleville, Co. Cork, Saturday 8th September from 11am to 4pm in the Charleville Park Hotel. See all the details here.
  • See latest list of AAI Coaching Courses here.
  • See latest update for Coaching Courses in the South East here.
  • The Final session of the Munster Development & Performance Squads takes place on Saturday 14th April 2018 in Templemore Track. Development Squad takes place from 11am to 1pm and is open to all athletes aged 12 years+. The squad will cost 5 euro per athlete. Please check in at the venue from 10.30am. Events covered on the day will be SHORT HURDLES (Noelle Morrissey), JAVELIN (Brian Scanlon), HIGH JUMP (Martin O'Grady) & MIDDLE DISTANCE (Sean Finn). The Performance Squad will run from 1pm to 3pm for all selected athletes. All events will be covered except for Pole Vault which will take place on Sunday 15th April in Templemore Track from 12 noon to 3pm.
  • Day 3 of the Munster Development & Performance Squads takes place on Saturday 30th December in Nenagh Indoor Stadium. Development Squad takes place from 11am to 1pm and is open to all athletes aged 12 years+. The squad will cost 5 euro per athlete. Please check in at the venue from 10.30am. Events covered on the day will be SPRINTS (Kevin Cogley), SHOT PUTT (Dave Fratarolli), LONG JUMP (Pat Power), POLE VAULT (Eamon Flanagan) & MIDDLE DISTANCE (Sean Finn). The Performance Squad takes place from 1pm to 3pm and is for selected athletes only. 
  • Hammer Workshop with Phil Conway on Thursday 2nd November (NEW DATE) in Templemore Track from 10am to 2.30pm. See all the details here.
  • Munster Development & Performance Squads 2017-2018. See all the details here. The first session takes place on Saturday 4th November in Nenagh Indoor Stadium. See list of coaches and athletes selected for the Development & Performance Squads here. Link for registration for the Munster Performance Squads can be found here. Can all athletes please register online by Thursday 2nd November. Price for the Squad is 25 euro per athlete which includes all 4 sessions and a Squad T-Shirt. PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY SELECTED ATHLETES MAY REGISTER AND ALL ATHLETES HAVE BEEN SELECTED FROM U/16 TO U19 AGE GROUPS (2017 AGES). Athletes who were U/15 this year are too young for the Performance Squads but they can attend the Development Sessions from 11am to 1pm which will be led by the same coaches who will be taking the Performance Squads.
  • Latest list of Coaching Courses for September and October 2017 in the South West can be found here.
  • Online Entry for Coaching Courses can be found here.
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Child Welfare Courses

See AAI Child Welfare Link here

  • See Presentation here given by Kieron Stout, Athletics Ireland on Child Welfare at the Child Welfare & Garda Vetting Talk in the Garda College, Templemore in November 2014.