Coaching News

Apr 26 2013

Maxine McCreary is a coach who works at Three Rivers Badminton Club in Donegal. She shares with us her coaching philosophy and her love for badminton.
1)      Maxine, who are you currently coaching within your club environment?

Apr 04 2013

Sport Matters, the Northern Ireland Strategy for Sport and Physical Recreation 2009-2019, highlights Sport Northern Ireland’s commitment  to creating, strengthening and sustaining opportunities that support pathways to lifelong participation in spor

Mar 07 2013

Over 70 sports coaches descended on the Alley Theatre, Strabane on Thursday 28th February to participate in the 2013 North West Coaching Forum.

Feb 04 2013

Billie-Jo Irwin is Active Communities Project & Monitoring Officer for Omagh District Council. In this interview Billie-Jo outlines her role and how shes manages and co-ordinates the Active Communities coaches in Omagh.

Nov 28 2012

Twisters is a gymnastics club based in Derry City with a focus on providing excellent participation opportunities for young gymnasts in the area.

Nov 13 2012

Mentors can have an excellent impact on the development of the sports coach. Finding a mentor who can support your learning and growth can help coaches obtain the skills, knowledge and qualities to improve their practice.

Nov 01 2012

Brian Allen is Cricket Ireland’s Regional Development Officer for the North West Cricket Union. Here is an overview of Brian’s role and the work he has conducted since taking up the post in January 2012.


Oct 31 2012

In 2010 the NW coaching network was established to provide a strategic direction for coaching in the region.

May 02 2012

Sport Northern Ireland, in collaboration with the Irish Sports Council, Coaching Ireland and sports coach UK, has announced an enhanced partnership around coach education aimed at providing greater clarity, understanding and recognition of the status of coa