Junior Club Development Day

Athy Family Aquathlon

Junior club development is important to the future of our sport and such Triathlon Ireland are teaming up with Predator Triathlon club to run a junior club development day.

  • When: 11 March 2018 
  • Where: Castletroy Hotel, Limerick
  • Time: 10am - 15.30pm

The day is open to any clubs who have a junior section or who might be thinking of starting one, as well as club coaches who want to build on their knowledge and skills.

The day will be a mixture of theory and practical sessions with plenty of opportunity for questions and answers as well as sharing ideas and knowledge.

what will be covered?

The day will cover key areas including;

1) Running a junior club
2) Planning and running a junior session
3) Planning and running a junior event
4) Coaching juniors (juniors are not just mini-adults!)

Tony Daley, Head Junior Coach at Predator Triathlon Club, will lead some of the sessions alongside some key Predator Members and Coaches who have helped build up the junior club and also planned and delivered many junior aquathlons, duathlons and triathlons.

Steve Macklin will be a guest speaker and will be talking about his coaching journey and lessons learned. Steve is the National Junior Endurance Coach and Endurance Coach Education Lead for Athletics Ireland. He currently coaches a number of Junior/U3 National medallists & Irish internationals.

registration

The day will cost 10 euro per person and places are limited so please book early. Please register to take part here.

Tea and Coffee will be provided but please bring your own lunch and snacks.

For further information please contact Development Officer Anna Grealish.