Coaching Corner

Fundamental hurling coaching workshop  A fundamental hurling coaching workshop for all club coaches, both male and female, conducted by National hurling director Paudie Butler and Connacht hurling games manager Damien Coleman will take place on this Thursday night, January 24 th at 7 pm in Four Roads.    This coaching session is a must for all underage club hurling and camogie coaches and a big response is expected from all clubs. Development squad co-ordinators and coaches meeting A special and important meeting for our four co-ordinators and all coaches involved in our U-14-15 football development squads will take place on Wednesday, January 30 th in the County GAA board office at 8.30 pm sharp.  Minor leagues starting on Sunday, February 3 rd   The local minor football leagues will be starting on Sunday, February 3 rd for all three divisions. Level one football course: Roscommon This year’s level one football course will commence on Wednesday night, March 5th and will include:  theory night, diet, nutrition and lifestyle, strength condition and core physical fitness, speed endurance and sports psychology and team preparation. It is hoped at least one coach from each club will avail of this course. Clubs will be receiving more details closer to the starting date. Connacht GAA coaching conference This year’s Connacht GAA coaching conference is on February 23 rd in the McWilliam Park Hotel, Claremorris. Brochures and bookings forms will be out next week.  Dates for football and hurling foundation courses   Just to let clubs and coaches know