Team managers play an essential role, supporting their athletes, coaches and clubs when taking part in competitions and travelling abroad.

Swim Ireland have developed e-Learning courses to support the training and development of team managers.

Following completion of one or both courses we recommend a period of mentoring with more experienced team managers.

Team Manager - Competitions

Team Manager - Competitions

This course is for volunteers who wish to act as Team Manager for their club at competitions, from club galas up to and including Senior National competitions.

Course content

  • The role of Swim Ireland in relation to competitions
  • The responsibilities and requirements of a Team Manager
  • The skills and attributes required for a Team Manager
  • The importance of being part of a team
  • How good communication can support your team

Price

€15 (exclusive of credit/debit card payment surcharge of 2%)

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Team Manager - Away Trips

Team Manager - Away Trips

This course is for volunteers who wish to act as Team Manager on an away trip, domestic or international, for one or more nights.

Course content

  • The role of Swim Ireland in relation to away trips
  • The requirements for international travel with a club/ team
  • The responsibilities and requirements of a team manager
  • The skills and attributes required for a team manager
  • The importance of being part of a team
  • How good communication can support your team

Price

€15 (exclusive of credit/debit card payment surcharge of 2%)

You will have unlimited access to the course and associated resources

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Team Manager - Water Polo Training

Team Manager - Water Polo Training

This course is for volunteers who wish to act as Team Manager at a Water Polo training session in their club.

Course content

  • The role of Swim Ireland in relation to Water Polo clubs
  • The responsibilities and requirements of a team manager
  • The skills and attributes required for a team manager
  • The importance of being part of a team
  • How good communication can support your team

Price

€10 (exclusive of credit/debit card payment surcharge of 2%)

You will have unlimited access to the course and associated resources

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Role Requirements

To act in the role of Team Manager you must meet and maintain the following requirements:

  • Age - at least 20 years old
  • Vetting - Active Vetting NVB or Access NI with Swim Ireland
  • Safeguarding - Active Safeguarding 1 Certificate
  • Qualified - Complete this online module to act as a Team Manager at a domestic competition
  • Membership - You must have a Swim Ireland club membership

Link to vetting information and forms

Link to safeguarding courses

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