What We Do

Sport Ireland Coaching has a broad remit which includes the following:

  • Lead the development of coaching in Ireland through the implementation of coach education and support programmes
  • Lead the training and development of Coach Developers and help ensure there are enough Coach Developers with the knowledge, skills and competence to support coaches 
  • Quality assure the coaching system and appoint external personnel as required.
  • Develop, implement and manage coach certification, accreditation and continuing professional development with relevant partners.
  • Deliver support services to NGBs and coaches
  • Establish agreements with key partners to develop coaching (NGBs, agencies, LSPs and others)
  • Manage and maintain a database of coaches
  • Implement a research and information programme
  • Raise the status and profile of coaching in Ireland