‘What’s Your Game’ Club & Coach Education Programme

The ‘What’s Your Game?’ Club and Coach Education Programme, organised and funded by Fermanagh and Omagh District Council, is a sports education initiative which aims to promote excellence in local sport.

Coaching & Governing Body qualifications
The programme provides opportunities for those involved in sport in the district to gain coach education and sports’ governing body qualifications in netball, ultimate Frisbee, futsal, dodgeball, boccia and football.

First aid, safeguarding of children and young people, autism and sports coaching, children’s coaching, and good club governance courses are also on offer.

Courses that are available on the ‘What’s Your Game?’ Club and Coach Education Programme are required to help junior sports clubs achieve Clubmark NI status – a recognised standard which demonstrates a club has achieved a level of quality in the areas of management, coaching and safety.

Guest speaker events
Tyrone GAA Senior Football Manager, Mickey Harte, will be in conversation with local sports journalist, Paddy Hunter, at a special event on Wednesday 25 January 2017, 7.30 pm at the Silverbirch Hotel, Omagh.

Those in attendance will have the opportunity to step into the world of an inter-county GAA Manager as Mickey will give an insight into his life and experiences in the sport.

Mickey has led Tyrone to three All Ireland titles, five Ulster Championship titles, one National League title, and nine Dr. McKenna Cups. Tyrone are the current Ulster Champions and the Anglo Celt Cup will be on public display as part of the event at the Silverbirch Hotel on the evening of Wednesday 25 January 2017.

Admission to the event is £5.00. Limited places available. For further information or to reserve a place to attend the evening please telephone Ryan Hanna, Fermanagh and Omagh District Council on 0300 303 1777 (calls charged at local rate) or complete the online form below.

Master classes
The ‘What’s Your Game’ programme also includes a series of expert master classes in nutrition and strength and conditioning for athletes keen to improve their personal performance. These masterclasses will be delivered in partnership with the North West Coaching Network.

The full programme of courses and events is available to download from the related files panel on this web page.

To apply
You can apply to participate in a course or event online.

For the Futsal coaching award and the Level One Coaching Award, please apply at www.irishfa.com

Paper applications
Alternatively please complete and return your application form (available to download from the related files panel on this web page), along with payment to: Billie-Jo Irwin, Fermanagh and Omagh District Council, The Grange, Fermanagh & Omagh District Council, Mountjoy Road, Omagh, BT79 7BL.

Applications forms are also available from reception at Omagh Leisure Complex, The Grange and the Public Services Centre, Omagh; Fermanagh Lakeland Forum and the Townhall, Enniskillen; Castle Park Leisure Centre, Lisnaskea, and the Bawnacre Centre, Irvinestown.

Grant Aid Applications
Fermanagh and Omagh District Council invites applications from voluntary clubs, societies, organisations and individuals based in the Fermanagh and Omagh District Council area for grant aid funding in the 2016-2017 financial year.

Under the Sports Development & Recreation (Small) Grant aid programme, Clubs and organisations may apply for funding to assist in sending club members on courses and workshops. Applications must be made on an official application form. Application forms and associated guidelines can be downloaded from the Council website from 1 September 2016.  They will also be available from the Council’s Funding and Investment Unit – tel: 0300 303 1777, e: grants@fermanaghomagh.com.

Applications open on 1 September 2016. Closing date for receipt of all applications is 5pm, Wednesday 28 September 2016.



Related Files
Whats Your Game Club and Coach Education Programme 2016-2017
487.89 KB | pdf | 25 Aug 2016

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