Coach Dean

26th January 2014 – 6th April 2014 (Irish citizen)

THE BREWSTER TRUST, football charity, Barbados

Coaching Qualifications

  • Kick Start 1: Football Association of Ireland
  • Kick Start 2: Football Association of Ireland

Sports Related Academic Qualifications

  • Soccer in the Community (Cert)/Limerick Institute of Technology
  • As part of the Arsenal Gap Programme I attained a certificate for Soccer in the Community. This Certificate is valued at 30 college credits. Areas covered in the this award include
    1. Learning and Research Skills / Referencing and Citation / Presentation Skills / Team Work Skills
    2. Coach Education / Principles of Youth Coaching / Movement Skills / Code of Ethics and Child Protection / Performance Analysis
    3. Player Development / Energy and Nutrition in sport / Sports Psychology & Player Performance / Ethics in Sport
    4. Fitness Conditioning and Coaching Skills / Growth and Development in a coaching context / Fitness and Conditioning
    5. Community Soccer / Volunteering / Volunteer Management / Recruitment / Fundraising / Service Learning
  • Practical First Aid/Irish Red Cross
  • Child Protection Certificate/Limerick Sports Partnership
  • Occupational first aid/Fai/Fas soccer skills development course
  • Sports and recreation Fetac/level 5 Fai/Fas soccer skills development course

Sports Related Work Experience

  • Corpus Christi: Coach, teach numeracy and literacy and coach soccer
  • St.Nessans: Coach, teach numeracy and literacy and coach soccer
  • Limerick under 5s: Coach, coached soccer
  • Limerick under 10s: Coach, coached soccer
  • Fai summer camps: Coach, coached and supervised fun games
  • Belfast: Coach, coached 411 kids in two days in schools
  • London: Referee, refereed a 16s tournament for arsenal community

Playing Experience and Achievements

  • Hill Celtic, forward
  • Moyross FC, forward, 1b league
  • Ballananty Rovers 17s, 18s, forward, 2 Leagues,2 league cups, Ger Ryan Cup
  • Limerick 16s, forward
  • Corbally United, forward
  • St.Nessans School Team, forward, North Munster cup