News from the Coaching Advisory Group
Several coaches form Syls attended a very interesting coaching coach on Saturday organized by Mick Bohan the Dublin ladies manager. The goal of the course was to increase skills levels and raise funds for the Dublin Ladies senior football squad. The various sections of the course by Mick's management team. The Dublin Ladies Senior squad were on hand to demonstrate the drills and the skills.
Here is some info on upcoming workshops being run by the DCB Coaching Dept.
There has been a change of venue for the Hurling Workshop this Friday. It will now take place in the Sports Hall in Scoil Íosa @7.30pm. Many thanks to all of you that have committed to attend. Note-Please bring a Hurley along for the session. Regards Fergal McStay
New rule applied from Jan 1st 2017
Please see below information for GAA Games Developement Conference in Croke Park on Friday evening Jan 6th & Saturday Jan 7th. If anyone would like to commit to going or has booked already if they could let me know. Many thanks Fergal McStay
Sunday 27th of November 0930 to 1600, Innisfails GAA club Carrs Lane Balgriffin. St Sylvester’s Ladies coaching committee will hold a Fundamentals coaching course in conjunction with the LGFA on the above date. There are a limited amount of places, so book early. Please note only on receipt of course fee will places be confirmed an email will be issued confirming booking. For more information please contact: Marcus Heary, 0874129062 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
I am delighted on behalf of The Club to announce in conjunction with ExWell Medical centre which is based in DCU University that a Sports Injury & Rehab Clinic will be put in place to facilitate the treatment and rehab programs for our players
The Coaching Advisory Group have organised a Hurling Workshop to be given by Paudie Butler this Saturday afternoon in Broomfield. We are very fortunate to be able to welcome someone of Paudie Butler’s calibre to our club to give a workshop exclusively to our own mentors. As many of you will know, Paudie is a former National Hurling Director and remains one of the most preeminent hurling coaches in the country with the high quality of his workshops renowned countrywide
The Coaching Advisory Group would like to meet and greet with the mentors to engage with you to help start & develop a shared vision for our Club Coaching Development Initiatives. To help with this development we are very pleased to announce that Prof. Niall Moyna from DCU will give a talk on “Empowering the Coach & Effective Leadership” on the same night. We are privileged to have someone of Niall's standing to come & impart his knowledge and we would hope for a large turnout from all mentors.
As part of our player development and player welfare plan,we ran a heart/cardiac screening clinic for 58 St Sylvester’s players. It was really well run event by the Adult Football Committee of Brian Talty, Declan Hetherton , Pat McCarthy and Niall Guiden. They plan to advertise and organise this event again in the new year to facilitate any players that struggled to attend. The event was sponsored by our Permanent TSB in Malahide. Conor Dunne was also in attendance to help organsie and support our sponsor.
To follow on from the very successful recent Football Coaching Workshops the Coaching Advisory Group have confirmed a Hurling Workshop for the afternoon of Saturday Oct 8th (CCC2 Football Weekend). This Workshop will given by a high profile Intercounty Senior Coach and hopefully all CCC1 & Hurling CCC2 coaches will attend . More details to follow but if you can keep the date free. Many thanks Fergal McStay Juvenile Secretary
Brian Talty's committee have been working on arranging Heart Screening for club players. We have settled on a company called Healthy Hearts Healthy Lives to carry out this screening. As you will see from their attached brochures Dr. McGlinchey is the Consultant Cardiologist and Oisin McConville is the trained counsellor, if required.
REMINDER _ Skill acquisition session- Mick Bohan former Dubs Skill Coach & Clare Senior Manager Monday 5th Sept 6.30pm
The Coaching Advisory Group have organised a Coach the Coaches session aimed at CCC1 mentors in particular. Mick Bohan who was the former Skills Coach to the Dublin Senior Football Team and current Clare Senior Football Coach has kindly agreed to come out to us on Monday Sept 5th @6.30pm.
The Coaching Advisory Group have confirmed that Oisín McConville will hold a Coaching Workshop for the Club on Saturday Aug 13th at 9.00am. The theme of the Workshop will be "Effective Forward Play" and will also include a talk on the "Importance of the Player & the One Club Model". All Club Coaches welcome. Exact details to follow shortly. We hope to confirm a date for the Hurling Workshop within the next week. Hopefully as many of you as possible can make it on the day. Regards Fergal McStay
The Coaching Advisory Group have just confirmed that Oisín McConville will hold a Coaching Workshop for the Club on Saturday Aug 13th at 9.00am. The theme of the Workshop will be "Effective Forward Play" and will also include a talk on the "Importance of the Player & the One Club Model".
“Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard” St. Sylvester’s GAA Grounds - Broomfield Pitch 2 Start Time - 7.00pm Sharp Session Duration - 1hr 15mins
Dublin Hurlers Dotsy O’Callaghan and Ryan Dwyer will run a hurling training academy for all aspiring hurlers in Broomfield, Malahide from Monday 4th – Friday 8th July. All hurlers from u8 to u15 are invited. The camp will run from 10.00am until 1.00pm each day. The cost of the camp is €50 per child (inclusive of a training top). Inquiries to Eddie McLoughney 087 6450628
The Coaching Advisory Group have confirmed that Ger O'Connor (Games Development Manager at Dublin G.A.A) shall present a Coaching Workshop on Monday June 20th with our older Juvenile players
As recently announced on the Website, the Club has formed a Coaching Advisory Group to develop and implement a plan to improve & enhance coaching in St. Sylvesters. The Group is comprised of :
I am delighted to announce the launch of SY SYLVESTERS COACHING ADVISORY GROUP . I have asked the group to review our coaching structure in the club and to develop and implement a plan that will strive to improve and enhance coaching in St Sylvester’s. There will be particular emphasis on supporting the existing coaches and mentors and of course helping to prepare new coaches to the club as they begin their journey with St Sylvester’s. This group include a number of very experienced and talented individuals who want to help to support our coaches and players. The group will comprise of… Brian Talty Michael Kennedy Panner McCarthy Sean Curley Peter Clarke Liam Foley Fergal McStay, Paddy Miskelly and myself will be auxiliary members and will be available as required. Please support this group and join me in wishing the them all the best as we in conjunction with our facilities program, plan to improve the already high level of our coaching St Sylvesters. Yours in Sport. Ciaran Meehan
We only started the Easter Camps about 5 years ago but they have quickly become one of our most popular annual events and with the weather blessing us we set record numbers for participation. Due to popularity we had to close numbers for the camp so we would ask anyone wishing to book summer camps to do so as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
I have secured Sam Maguire for this Sunday morning for a few hours, roughly from 11am to 1pm. Can we get the word out please ? Great opportunity for families and members to get a few pics. Panner
For those who have completed the Foundation Level course we would strongly encourage furthering the skill and knowledge base of all our coaches. To this end Panner has organised the next step along that path. Details and information set out below. Please contact him asap to ensure your place.
Dublin education programme is designed to support all coaches working at child youth and adult level through specifically planned courses and workshops. The Award 2 child programme planned for The Ward Cross & Parnell Park is due to commence on the 13th November. The course is aimed specifically for coaches who coach children up to 12 years, and the competencies that a coach is required to display when working with this age group. The dual course is 36 hours in duration and covers a number of key modules, as well as Introductory and Conclusion modules
Confirmation of times & dates for Foundation Award - Mandatory Requirement for all Mentors - Hurling MONDAY Oct 19th @7.00pm at Broomfield Ball Wall - Football-TUESDAY Oct 20th @7.00pm at Naomh Mearnóg. Please reply asap to Panner to ensure registration in time with DCB. Many thanks, Fergal McStay
Please see attached Workshops from Dublin County Board plus a series of courses planned for our own club. These courses are very well structured and delivered by experienced coaches and GPAs and you can learn a lot to help with your coaching and team management. Congratulations to all the coaches and mentors who put the time in to make the games enjoyable and competitive, it really shows on the field and the children will always be grateful for your efforts..
As you are aware it is now mandatory for all mentors to have achieved the Foundation Award. To facilitate all coaches that have not yet obtained this Award we are running a second course this year on the following dates :Monday Oct 19th in Broomfield Tuesday Oct 20th in N Mearnog. Please contact Panner at the above email address to organise registration.
The Kelloggs Cul Camp on 13th July - Panner has managed to get extra coaches for next week and has limited places available - contact Panner on 0868167399.