Expressions of Interest for Adult Men’s Junior ‘A’ Football Management

05th March 2023

Westport GAA is currently inviting expressions of interest for the management of our Junior ‘A’ Football Team for 2023.

Junior A

The Junior ‘A’ Team is the club’s 2nd adult team. This team which is a vital part of player development within the club competes in the following competitions:

  • Division 3 of the Mayo Senior League
  • New Junior A County Championship (Competition for second teams)

This is an important feeder team for our senior panel and the manager will be expected to work closely with Senior team management. This is a great opportunity to work with talented and committed players and there is great potential for progression in all competitions.

Personnel Specification

  • The manager will be encouraged and supported to create an environment that balances player development and participation with team performance.
  • The manager will be responsible for the planning, preparation and delivery of coaching sessions as well as the fulfilment of designated fixtures.
  • The manager will work closely with the Westport GAA Club Executive and sub-committees in implementing agreed player development pathways and structures.
  • Collaboration with other managers within the club will be required in order to establish proper ways of working for the benefit of all teams. This may include collective training where appropriate, sharing resources etc.
  • The person(s) must carry out the role while at all times adhering to the values of Westport GAA.

Candidates should meet the following basic criteria:

  • Have a minimum of 1 year experience coaching youth or adult GAA team(s)
  • Must be self-motivated, committed and enthusiastic about coaching
  • Demonstrate the ability to collaborate and work effectively with others
  • Recognised by others to be of sound character

Express Interest

Expressions of interest are accepted by email only to:

Closing Date: Wednesday March 8th 2023.