The FAI are running the first of the New Coaching Pathway Adult Intro Courses in Fota Cork January 6th and 7th.

The course details are as follows:

Date: Friday 6th and Saturday 7th 

Venue: Fota Hotel & Spa Cork

Cost: €120

Course  Hrs Value: 24 hrs
(including 10hrs of sessions after completion of the course)

Pre entry conditions:
1) Coaches must be working within the youth game

2) coaches are required to have Garda vetting and child welfare completed and if they don't then they are allowed take part but Certs won't be released until they have both completed.

Any questions contact Niall O Regan 0831530524 or

The course will allow coaches begin their coach education and work towards one of the following progress routes:

1: Complete 40 hrs of Coach Education and move towards National D Licence, National C Licence and the UEFA Pathway

2: Complete 100hrs of coach education and work towards the Elite Grassroots Licence

To book a place on the course please click on the following link and follow the next steps:

Let me know if you want to make any changes.

Please also see link to the other courses available over the weekend which are available to you to book:

This course is available to coaches who have 40 hours of grassroots coach education and or next step in the old pathway was the Youth Certificate. 

Let me know if you want to make any changes.

This course is for any coach who has completed the Fundamentals of GK and or who has an extensive career or experience in playing or coaching goalkeepers.

For any further information please contact Coach Education Manager Niall O Regan on 0831530524 and or

Kind regards,

Niall O'Regan
Coach Education Manager
Email: | Web:
Tel:  | Mob: +353 83 153 0524
Football Association of Ireland
National Sports Campus
Dublin 15