Coaching

The Kilmacud Crokes Coaching Department provides a range of coaching services and facilities within the club and to local schools.

 

 

The club is fortunate to have the services of two excellent full time coaches; Páraic McDonald and Niall Corcoran.

 

Páraic McDonald, who hails form Castleblayney in County Monaghan, has been a full-time coach for over 20 years. He played both hurling and football with Castleblayney Faughs, winning 7 senior championships and an Ulster club championship with the club. Páraic also represented Monaghan in hurling at Minor level and at U21 and Senior Level in Football.

He has been working with Kilmacud Crokes since 2000 as a full time coaching directorHe has also been involved with Dublin Football Development squads, mangaing and coaching Dublin Minor teams in that code in 2002, 2006, 2013 and in 2014.

 

Niall Corcoran started working as a Gaelic Games Promotion Officer with Kilmacud Crokes in 2005 and joined the Kilmacud Crokes Senior Hurling team in 2008. He currently still plays with the team and has been a Senior inter-county player with Dublin for several years.

His role within the club is to support all coaches working at child, youth and adult level, through specifically planned courses and workshops, incorporating recognised principles of best practice in the field of coaching. "My job is also about promoting & developing GAA Sports & Kilmacud Crokes within the local primary & secondary schools, through assisting and advising teachers on coaching activities", explains Niall.

Niall's Coaching Philosophy is about creating an atmosphere that encourages players & coaches to learn and develop their range of skills in a positive & challenging environment.


The Coaching Department is involved with

For more details see the diagrams below.

Coaching - News & Reports

Thursday 30th May, 2013

THE FUNCTION ROOM, GLENALBYN at 8pm on THURSDAY 30th MAY 2012

 

This Presentation is open to all Coiste Mentors and Parents.

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Thursday 23rd May, 2013

Details of Summer coaching sessions in Glenalbyn and in Silverpark over the summer months

Full timetable available by clicking HERE

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Monday 13th May, 2013

Apply for coaching positions at the Kilmacud Crokes Summer Camp

The application form for Coaches who wish to work on this year's Summer Camps can be downloaded below.

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Tuesday 7th May, 2013

Workshop at 8pm on Friday 10 May in Glenalbyn House.

This is a coaching workshop that the Hurling Coaching Committee of Kilmacud Crokes is hosting on Friday night (10th May) in The Function Room Glenalbyn at 8pm.

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Monday 25th March, 2013

The upcoming Easter GAA camp "Campa na n-Óg 2013" is being staged again by Kilmacud Crokes.

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Friday 28th September, 2012
The Kilmacud Crokes Coaching and Games Committee are organising a Foundation Award Coaching Course. The course is designed for Parents/ Helpers/Teachers or new Coaches who want to get involved in the Club and in Coaching. 

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Monday 17th September, 2012
A meeting for Parents of new boys who have recently started at the Kilmacud Crokes Hurling Nursery will be held in the Kilmacud Crokes GAA Club House in Glenalbyn on Wednesday September 19th at 8.00pm in the Room 4. 

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Thursday 13th September, 2012
Please see attached the Dublin GAA Coaching & Games Development Booklet for 2012-2013. 

Coaching and Games 2012-2013.pdf

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Thursday 13th September, 2012
TRANSITION YEAR COACHING COURSE - 2012/2013

The Kilmacud Crokes GAA Club Coaching Department are organising a Coaching Course for students in the Transition Year Programme.

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Saturday 27th August, 2011

Please note the foillowing email from Dublin Co Board Coaching Dept.

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Dublin GAA are delighted to reveal plans for two fully accredited FETAC Level 6 courses in conjunction with Blanch IT and NADA (National Athletic Development Academy)

 

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