Youth Cert in Kerry

Venue: Mounthawk Park Tralee


Youth Cert

Weekend 1:

March 4: 6pm – 10pm

March 5: 9am – 4pm

March 6: 9am -4pm


Weekend 2:

April 15: 6pm – 10pm

April 16: 9am – 4pm

April 17: 9am – 4pm


Final Assessments:

May 29: Times: TBC


Mentoring Day 1                      May 9th – 15th                      TBC

Mentoring Day 2                      May 16th – 22nd                             TBC




On Line at :


For more information on these courses contact :

Darren Aherne 086 0489 019  or by email to


  • Studies have found athletes who played for untrained coaches led to a dropout rate of 26%; whereas those athletes that play for a trained coach resulted in a dropout rate of only 5%.


  • Additional studies show a positive impact on self-esteem for athletes under 12 years old playing for a trained coach.


  • Other studies indicate coaching education programs encourage new coaches to get involved by reducing the barrier created by a lack of confidence in the skills and abilities needed to coach.

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