Council launch Coach Education and Club Development Programme

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Lord Mayor, Councillor Mealla Campbell is joined by Edith Jamison Chairman of the Armagh, Banbridge & Craigavon Sports Forum to launch the 2019/20 Council Coach Education and Club Development Programme

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council is pleased to announce the launch of its Coach Education and Club Development Programme for 2019-20 which offers development opportunities for coaches and those involved in running a sports club.

Lord Mayor, Councillor Mealla Campbell, said: “I am delighted to officially launch the Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council Coach Education and Club Development Programme 2019-20. As a council we recognise the valuable contribution made by our clubs, coaches and volunteers in the development of our athletes and local clubs across the Borough. With such a wide range of workshops on offer there is something relevant and innovative for coaches at all levels to support their development and ensure that the clubs across the Borough continue to excel”.

This year’s programme offers a mixture of workshops including minimum operating standards workshops such as Safeguarding Children and Young People, Designated Officer, First Aid training and Disability Inclusion Training.

For those looking more practically based workshops the programme also offers Sport Northern Ireland Coach Development courses, including Coaching Children and Young People and Delivering Engaging Sessions for Adults . Disability Sport NI will also be delivering Disability Inclusion Training.

Programme brochures are available from all council leisure facilites and also available to download here.

The online booking portal for the Coach Education and Club Development Programme 19/20 is now open and can be accessed here.

To request a copy of the brochure or for further details on any of the workshops please contact Laura O’Hagan, Sports Development Assistant, T: 028 4066 0637 or E: