Coaching Conference


Monaghan GAA Coaching & Games Development committee are holding a Football Coaching Conference on Saturday 26th November in St Macartan’s College, Monaghan. The conference objective is to provide quality information and innovative methods of delivery, for coaches working with players from 6 to 16 years of age.

 At the conference coaches will get the opportunity to see some of Monaghan’s finest coaches in action and also witness at first hand some of the country’s most innovative coaches & personalities share their thoughts on best coaching practices. Coaches delivering workshops at the conference are Tony Scullion (Ulster Council), John Morrison (Cavan, Senior Team Coach), John Evans (Director of Football in Tipperary), Pauric McDonald (Director of Football, Kilmacud Crokes), Macartan McKenna (Ulster DENI Coach), Marty Corey (Monaghan Games Development Assistant) & Dermot McArdle (Performance Coach System Management).

 This conference is an ideal opportunity for coaches to see coaches who are masters of their trade in action and hear and see them talking about skills, movement, and structures critical to player and club development.  The cost of the conference will be €10 per person, or where 4 from the same club attend the cost is € 30.

The conference will consist of practical & theory presentations so please come prepared for indoor & outdoor activities. Soup & sandwiches will be provided for all participants who attend the conference.

 On the application form below please complete the form AND SELECT WHICH WORKSHOPS YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND. In order to plan and organise the conference effectively, the closing date for applicants will be FRIDAY 18th NOVEMBER before 5pm.


For further information about the conference please read the application form attached or log onto or contact Paul O’Connor on 0868374827 or by e mail at