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GAMES DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATOR
Based in Leinster GAA
Cumann Lúthchleas Gael is Ireland’s leading sporting and cultural organisation with membership approaching one million people and in excess of 500,000 playing participants at all levels. Inspired by its amateur status and supported by the voluntary efforts of all its members, the GAA devotes its entire resources to the development of Gaelic Games and Culture nationally and in local communities.
Leinster GAA is a Provincial Council of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) sports of hurling, Gaelic football, rounders and handball in the province of Leinster.
The post holder will be responsible for the implementation of specific GAA Games Development Policy within the designated county. The post holder will work as part of a team, in conjunction with other full time and voluntary personnel, to deliver the goals and objectives of the County Games Development Plan.
Reporting to the County Games Development Manager, the post holder will be required to work 39 hours per week, which will include weekends and evenings, and the hours may vary depending on workload and seasonal changes.
To be responsible, in conjunction with Cumann na mBunscol and Coiste na nÓg and Post-Primary Committee, for coordinating Go Games/Supertouch blitzes in both Gaelic Football at club and schools’ levels in the county.
Skill Development Initiatives:
To provide coaching and skill development initiatives appropriate to the age and ability of the various playing groups at Child, Youth in both Clubs and schools. The focus will be on the Child and Youth sector involving the rollout of programmes in both clubs and schools and delivering a coherent coaching pathway across both units.
To be responsible for supporting club-school link coaches in their role.
To assist in the rollout and coordination of Cúl Camps, Easter/Halloween Camps and other camp programmes.
To have a thorough knowledge of basic skill development practices and the ability to impart same across the child /youth/adult sector.
To provide training and support appropriate to the requirements of coaches in clubs and schools based on a needs analysis. The focus here will be on Workshops and Courses and the provision of a high level of club engagement.
To be responsible for development of support initiatives in the club, school and community that will focus on increasing participation in urban areas to include recruitment of volunteers.
To provide back up and coaching support when required and appropriate to the County Academy Structure. To implement sports science initiatives within the squads such as nutrition, video analysis and player tracking.
Please note the post is subject to Garda Vetting.
Candidates interested in the above role should apply by sending an up to date cover letter and Curriculum Vitae to email@example.com on or before midnight Friday the 31st of March.
The GAA is an equal opportunities employer.