About Sport Ireland Coaching

Sport Ireland Coaching has the lead role in development of coaching across the country, highlighting the importance of quality coaching in developing athletes and providing opportunities for participants.

The main objectives of Sport Ireland Coaching are:

  • Raise the standard, status and profile of coaching in Ireland 
  • Implement a quality coach and coach developer education and support programme

Sport Ireland Coaching works in partnership with 60 National Governing Bodies (NGB's) to achieve these objectives. The organisation operates within the context of the policies of Sport Ireland and Sport Northern Ireland.