GAA Coaching Corner – Sponsored by Roscommon People

Club mentoring programme

Roscommon Coaching and Games Development Club Mentor group were in St Dominic’s GAA club last Thursday night with the course delivered by our tutors. We are back to St Michael’s GAA club for visit two on Friday night July 2nd which will also take in coaching the coaches session and on Friday night July 8th in St Ronan’s GA club for the commencement of their club mentor programme.

Club coaching officers meeting

The next County meeting for your club coaching officer to attend is on tonight (Thursday, June 23rd) in the Roscommon GAA Offices at 8.30 pm. It’s important your coaching officer attends as this will be the last meeting before the summer break as there will be no meetings in July or August. On the night the following main items will be discussed: Summer coaching initiatives, club-school link, Roscommon GAA website, coach education, club mentoring programme. There will be other items on the agenda but the above four will form part of our main discussions on the night.

Cul Camp staff training day

A GAA Cul Camp training day for the recently appointed Roscommon Coaching and Games Development third level students who will be employed for our camps during July will take place in Roscommon GAA Offices on Thursday June 30th at 11 am.

U-17 football development squad

Roscommon U-17 football squad have qualified for the finals weekend of the Cork tournament they have being taken part in and will now head for Cork on Saturday July 16th for their semi-final. So far Roscommon have played Cork, Meath, Kildare and Dublin.

U-15 football development squad

Coaching continues this Saturday morning (June 25th) in Fuerty at 11 am.

U-14 football development squad

The next stage for our U-14 football development squad continues this Saturday morning (June 25th) and U-14 manager Padraic Mitchell will be in touch with all players and clubs regarding the details.

Wishing our minor team well against Sligo

Roscommon Coaching and Games Development would like to wish the Roscommon minor football team and management the very best of luck on this Saturday evening June 25th against Sligo in the Connacht minor football championship quarter final in Sligo at 7 pm. The team have prepared really well and would appreciate plenty of support on the evening.

Roscommon Coaching and Games Development personnel

Roscommon GAA Games Manager Willie Hegarty Mobile: 086-8356227 E-Mail: County Coaching officer Sean Kilbride Mobile: 086-6022990 Email: Games promotion officers Football Peter Carney Mobile: 086-8534709 Email: Padraic Mitchell Mobile: 087-3675498 Email: Hurling Proinsias Killion Mobile: 086-8603816 Email: