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Trinity Sport Youth Coaching Academy

Trinity Sport Youth Coaching Academy is an initiative to provide 16-20 year old budding coaches, youth leaders and sports professionals with the tools to start their journey in sport. The initial week long academy will be made up of workshops, training and interactive learning sessions to give young people knowledge to build on through our volunteer scheme. We have partnered with Swim Ireland, Sport Ireland and internal training facilitators to create a fun, educational and exciting week which will help to build confidence, increase knowledge and work on leadership skills.

Trinity Sport Youth Coaching Academy Dates

Week Date
1 26th - 30th June 2023
  • Trinity Sport Youth Coaching Academy FAQs
  • Trinity Sport Youth Coaching Academy Application Form 2023
  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What age do you have to be to apply for the Youth Coaching Academy?

  • This programme is aimed at 16-18 year olds who are starting out their journey in coaching and leadership. With some of the qualifications on offer we believe this is the ideal age group to complete the course.

  • What will the Trinity Sport Youth Coaching Academy consist of?

  • The week long camp/course will include but is not limited to the following:
    Fundamentals of movement
    Leadership and coaching skills workshop
    Water safety (Facilitated by Swim Ireland)
    Safeguarding and protecting children (Facilitated by Swim Ireland and Sport Ireland)
    Coaching Children Workshop (Facilitated by Sport Ireland)
    Performance coaching (Led by Trinity Sports High performance team)
    Team building exercises
    Peer to peer review of mini coaching sessions
    Fun activities to encourage discussion amongst peers

  • Price, dates and times:

    The week long camp/course is €100.00 for non members and €80.00 for members, this includes lunch/refreshments on the Friday of each week.

    26th - 30th June 2023

    09.30 - 16:30 Monday - Friday

    How to apply to the Youth Coaching Academy?

    Attendees apply by completing the application (below) and returning it to:

  • Trinity Sport Youth Coaching Academy Application Form 2023
  • What happens after I apply to the Trinity Sport Youth Coaching Academy?

    On completion of the course there will then be an opportunity to volunteer on kids programmes that run at Trinity Sport. Our youth coaches will be paired up with experienced sports leaders and work alongside them in a variety of sports. There will be an opportunity to lead on sports sessions, work with the children and feedback their experiences on completion.

    At this point we will be able to assess next steps for participants and there will be an opportunity for paid casual work. There will also be the chance to add further training and course across the 2023/2024 academic year with partner national governing bodies providing level 1 courses to enhance our future coaching stars CV’s.

    If you have any further questions please email

    How many spaces are on the Youth Coaching Academy?

    There is a limited amount of spaces available on the Youth Coaching Academy. We have capped spaces at 25 per week to allow for a better learning environment and ensure that each attendee gets the most out of the week.

    Where are we located?

    We are located on the corner of Pearse Street and Westland Row. There is a pedestrian walkway between the Trinity Sports Centre and The Science Gallery of Trinity College Dublin.

    How to get here?

  • Nearby Train Stations
    • We are right across the road from Pearse Street Station. Tara Street Station is also located nearby.
  • Nearby Bus stops
    • The following bus routes stop right outside Trinity Sport 25, 25a, 25b, 25d, 37, 39, 39a, 70, 757. We are within walking distance from all major bus routes from O’Connell Street.
  • Parking
    • Trinity Sport does not offer parking, however there are some street car parks located nearby.

    What do you need to bring?

  • A packed lunch/water/snacks
    Sports wear/clothing to complete practical parts of the course
    Swimgear, swim hat, goggles (if required) for completing the water safety element
    Stationary for taking notes
    Enthusiasm and a willingness to learn

  • For more information please contact: