Community Sports Coaching Programme

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The Community Sports Coaching programme is focused on successfully assisting unemployed people to gain employment, coaching, volunteering and further education opportunities in the sports sector for example as coaches, referees, physical activity leaders etc. It will provide the participants with practical and theoretical sport-related skills and help them find relevant work experience in their local community. It will also contribute to the promotion of both physical and mental health amongst participants and in the community through the subsequent employment and/or volunteering work carried out by participants.

The Programme:

Meath LSP will run a Community Sports Coaching Programme in Meath this coming October. The venue will be at the Meath & District League (MDL) Navan.

Who can apply?

Open to Men & Women aged 18 years and over; Jobseekers or those working part time.

Participation on this course will NOT affect your Social Welfare payment.

Course Content: 

  • Sports Coaching – GAA, Soccer, Athletics & more
  • Physical Activity Coaching
  • Sports First Aid
  • Disability Inclusion Training
  • Job Readiness & Skill Development
  • Work Placement

Course Structure: 

The course will run 2 days per week for 14 weeks. Job placement is included and Garda Vetting will apply.

How to Register: 

To register for 2017/2018 Community Sports Coaching Programme please download the application form: Community Coaching Programme Application and return to David McCaffrey, Meath Local Sports Partnership, Enterprise Centre, Trim Road, Navan, Co. Meath by Wednesday 6th September at 5pm. 

For further information, please contact David McCaffrey on 046-9067337 or email

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Graduates of 2017 programme 

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