iCoachKids Conference Coming to Limerick

Louis Moustakas
May 28, 2019

ENSE Member the International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE) is proud to announce the 3rd iCoachKids International Conference hosted by Sport Ireland Coaching at the University of Limerick on June 14th and 15th 2019.

The event will be the 3rd conference of this 36-month project co-funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Commission.

Under the overall theme of ‘Child Centred Coaching’, an international line-up of renowned youth sport experts will deliver keynotes, workshops and practical sessions over the two-day event. Keynotes include:

  • Prof Dan Gould, Director of Youth Sports Institute, Michigan State University
  • Kris van der Haegen, Director of Coach Education, Royal Belgian Soccer Association
  • Dr Marie Murphy, Professor of Exercise and Health, Dean of Postgraduate Research and Director of the Ulster Doctoral College
  • Prof Nicolette Schipper–van Veldhoven, Professor of Sport Pedagogy, Windesheim University of Applied Sciences
  • Prof Catherine Woods, Chair in Physical Activity and Health,  University of Limerick
  • Dr Sergio Lara Bercial, Leeds Beckett University and the International Council for Coaching Excellence

Attendees will have the chance to listen to and debate some of the most important issues related to children's coaching, including, keeping children involved, child-centred coaching, session planning, physical literacy, ethics, holistic coaching, the pedagogical and motivational sport climate, and the role of parents in sport.

To register your place, workshops and accommodation, please click here here. Note that places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

For more information, you can also visit the ICCE website.

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