​Women in Sport Coaching & Mentoring Programme 2021

​Women in Sport Coaching & Mentoring Programme 2021

The Women in Sport (WIS) Coaching & Mentoring Programme was launched by Swim Ireland in 2018, funded by Sport Ireland. The aim of the programme is to address the lack of female coaching across Irish aquatics. Since its launch, 111 candidates have completed coaching qualifications (level 1 and 2).

You can find updates on upcoming Coaching courses available through the WIS Coaching & Mentoring Programme below. Each course involves a blend of online training and classroom / pool elements.

Spaces are distributed via an application process completed via STEP (detailed below), successful candidates will receive a discounted course fee, along with mentoring opportunities post course.

Although the Covid-19 Global Pandemic is affecting the practical element of courses, we have adjusted courses so that theory elements can be completed online followed by practical elements thereafter.

2021 Coaching Courses

2021 Coaching Courses

Please note: Level 1 Assistant and Level 2 Swimming Coach courses are no longer available through the WIS Coaching & Mentoring Programme. For 2021, this programme is focussing on Level 3 Swimming, Level 1 & 2 Water Polo and Diving Coaching.

Blended Level 1 Diving Coaching

1. August 30th - September 5th 2021

Successful WIS applicants must complete the ONLINE module in advance of the virtual classroom (dates below).

Course Dates & Times

  • Monday 30th August - Virtual Classroom, 19.30 – 21.30
  • Tuesday 31st August - Virtual Classroom, 19.30 - 21.30
  • Wednesday 1st September - Virtual Classroom, 19.30 - 21.30
  • Thursday 2nd September - Virtual Classroom, 19.30 - 21.30
  • Friday 4th September - Practical at NAC, 09.00 - 14.00
  • Saturday 5th September - Practical at NAC, 08.00 - 10.00


To apply for this course please complete the below application form and return to Bethany Carson before Friday August 6th at 5pm via:

bethanycarson@swimireland.ie

Swim Ireland, Women in Sport Officer

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM

Candidate Requirements & Application

Candidate Requirements & Application

Participants must:

*Communicate with your mentor set up by Swim Ireland and assist Swim Ireland Coaching Clinics after completing classroom units.

More information on the vetting process can be found here.

For further information, or if you would like to become a mentor relating to the WIS Coaching & Mentoring Programme please contact:

Bethany Carson, WIS Development Officer