Coaching Children:

Sport Ireland Coaching have developed 4 modules, specifically to provide participants with a basic understanding of children's sport and physical activity and the best way best optimise children's enjoyment, participation and positive outcomes. The concepts Physical Literacy and Holistic Development run throughout the series of workshops and will be covered in details.

  • Workshop 1: Coaching Children Successfully in Sport
  • Workshop 2: Child-Centred Coaching - Understanding Child Development & Learning and its Impact on How We Coach.
  • Workshop 3: Developing Physical Literacy through Sport 1 - Coaching Children to Move.
  • Workshop 4: Developing Physical Literacy through Sport 2 - Coaching Children to Think.

To access the Coaching Children workshop resources click here.

How to get involved:

This series is a set of four 3 hour workshops and is aimed at coaches and volunteers working with children in sport and costs €40 for the 4 workshops.

For more information on this programme contact the Sports Office:


Phone: (01) 890 6256

For an online version of the workshop visit

and simply create a username and password.