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Junior Sports Leadership Course

Trinity Sport has now opened applications for our Junior Sports Leadership Programme 2018. The course is aimed at 16-18 year olds who wish to broaden their knowledge of sport and coaching. This course will give participants an excellent learning opportunity as well as practical coaching experience.

What

The Junior Sports Leaders Course is aimed at participants from 16 - 18 years of age and aims to develop their skills in sports leadership. The course combines practical and theory work where pupils demonstrate knowledge and understanding. It aims to give the confidence and tools to enable the student to assist with the running of sports/activity sessions.

There are three phases to the programme:
Phase 1 - A one week, 20 hour, course in leadership and coaching skills
Phase 2 - undertaking voluntary coaching and leadership on our Summer Children's Sports Camps
Phase 3 - Completion of a log book of coaching hours worked during phase 2

Who

Participants should be at least 16 years. Our programme is open to both girls and boys of all abilities.

Why

  • Gives participants the skills needed to lead groups in safe and fun sporting activity
  • Enables participants to take responsibility for others
  • Develops organisational and communication skills
  • Builds confidence in people for whom leading groups in sporting activities is a new experience
  • Is practical in nature with an emphasis on learning through doing, rather than through written work
  • Developing leadership – teaching people the ability to organise activities, to lead, motivate and communicate with groups.
  • Successful participants will have the opportunity to volunteer on TCD Sport Children’s camp & activities and gain practical experience
Course Dates Times Location
1 Monday 11th June - Friday 15th June 10.00 - 14.00 Trinity College Sports Centre
2 Monday 18th June - Thursday 21st June 10.00 - 15.00 Trinity College Sports Centre

Each participant must be able to volunteer for two full weeks on Summer Camp to complete a log book

Summer Camps Dates

Week Date
1 2nd - 6th July
2 9th - 13th July
3 16th - 20th July
4 23rd -27th July
5 30th July- 3rd August
6 7th - 10th August (4 days)
7 13th - 17th August
8 20th - 24th August
  • Apply here - 2018
  • For further information contact

    Note

    We would advise early application. All applicants should have an interest in sport and fitness. All applicants will be Garda Vetted.