Coach Jamie

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
  • Arsenal FC Coaching Programme (Arsenal Community)

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

  • Belfast: Coach, we coached 411 young people over 2 and a half days
  • London: Referee, we refereed a under 16s tournament for Arsenal community
  • Corpus Christi: Coach, teach numeracy and literacy and also coach soccer
  • St. Nessans: Coach, teach numeracy and literacy and also coach soccer
  • Limerick under 14s: Coach, coached them soccer
  • Limerick under 10s: Coach, coached them soccer
  • Limerick under 5s: Coach, coached them soccer
  • Ballananty under 10s: Coach, coached them soccer

Playing Experience and Achievements

  • Hill Celtic, Right wing
  • Northside Legacy, Right wing, Open cup
  • Ballananty Rovers, Left wing
  • Moyross United, Centre midfield
  • Ballananty under 17s, 18s and 19s, Left wing, 3 league titles 3 league cups and Ger Ryan Cup
  • Fai/Fas soccer skills development, Centre midfield
  • Parkville under 14s, 15s and 16s, Right wing, 3 league titles and 1 league cup
  • St. Nessans, Left back, North Munster cup

Additional Information

  • Assisted Swim teacher at Limerick Sports Partnership
  • Leprechaun rugby at Limerick Sports Partnership
  • Active Leadership at Limerick Sports Partnership
  • Disability Awareness at Limerick Sports Partnership
  • Spike ball at Limerick Sports Partnership