January 17th, 2022

Kildare GAA Coaching and Games would like to invite applications for the positions of both hurling and football coaches for our Talent Academy programme 2022.


  • Must aspire to creating an environment that balances player development and team performance.
  • Must be self- motivated, committed and enthusiastic about coaching.
  • Must be willing to take part in coach upskilling workshops/courses.
  • Must be able to work within a coaching team to plan, prepare and deliver coaching sessions.
  • Must reflect on personal/team performance.

The Talent Academy is a development programme for our coaches as much as it is for our players. Coaches will have the opportunity to:

  • Complete Award 1 and/or Award 2 coaching courses (Fee covered by Kildare GAA Coaching & Games)
  • Complete the Youth Resistance Training course.
  • Complete the GAA 15 warm up course.
  • Attend coaching workshops as required (Fee covered by Kildare GAA Coaching & Games)

NOTE: This is a voluntary role

If you are interested in learning more or wish to apply for a coaching role in the Kildare Talent Academy Programme, please fill out the form https://docs.google.com/forms/d/17VCQCorBZevQteoYTN7UaUdRM5fjQnUm3OsHLBoctLM/edit

Contact :

John Doran  Hurling Director (john.doran.gda.kildare@gaa.ie  call 0873629503)

John Doyle Football Director (john.doyle.gda.kildare@gaa.ie call 0879755456)

Paul Divilly Athletic Development Director (paul.divilly.gda.kildare@gaa.ie  call 0834840347)

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