Become A Coach

Coaching in Connacht can be a rewarding, social and fun experience, all while helping out your community. 

Developing coaches has always been a priority for Connacht Rugby. A good coaching set up leads to increased participation and improved performance at all levels. It also improves the overall experience for players at all grades throughout the province.

Connacht Rugby coaching courses are aimed to support coaches and their development, by increasing and enhancing their knowledge of the game.

Modules included cover a wide range of topics. These include the role of the coach, as well as planning rugby training sessions and technical understanding of various elements of the game, such as the scrum, lineout, tackle etc. 

If you are interested in coaching courses, fill out the interest form and someone will be in touch, or have a look at the course options on offer below!

For coaches already regsitered on the system, the Active Coach Badges for the 2023/24 season are now live. You can find information about them here.

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Children's Coach Course

Take a course on becoming a Mini Rugby coach for players aged 5-12.

Youth Coach Course

Become a coach for players aged 12+, with an emphasis on enjoyment and best practice

Senior Coach Course

Learn the skills to become coach to players aged 16 years or older.

Interested in Coaching?

We'd love to help. Fill out this form and we'll notify you of any upcoming coaching courses.