BENCHMARKING 2020 VISION WINNERS ANNOUNCED
The Rebel Óg Coaching Benchmarking 2020 Vision winners have been announced.
Winners are divided in to 3 categories with the top clubs receiving the “Gold” accolade and the silver and bronze being awarded based on criteria set out at the start of each year.
The criteria is designed to point clubs in the direction of coaching and games best practice to help them improve playing standards and increase participation at player and mentor level.
2017 has seen the highest ever number of applications with 106 clubs applying for accreditation.
Games Manager, Kevin O Callaghan says “it shows the great work going on in our clubs throughout the county and all our club Coaching Officers deserve huge credit for the effort they put in to steering their clubs to achieve accreditation. Our GDA’s also deserve immense credit for the work they do in supporting the clubs and Coaching Officers throughout the county. I would like to congratulate all clubs on their accreditation and would encourage clubs to strive towards achieving the Gold standard by 2020 or before it.”
Clubs who have been successful are invited to attend a workshop on Saturday next February 24th in Pairc Ui Chaoimh. The clubs will receive their awards on the day and the club coaches will be treated to 3 workshops. Jason Ryan (football), Kieran Kingston (hurling) and Dr Ed Coughlan (Skills acquisition) will work with coaches and demonstrate models of best practice that coaches can take back to their own club players for the year ahead.
Details of the winners are below.