Snooker & Billiards Ireland held a” Level 1 Coaching Ireland” Snooker Education Course in the SBI HQ Academy of Excellence in Carlow to qualify two new SBI Level 1 coaches from Laois and Wexford over the weekend.
Shane Gorman from Mountmellick and Rodney Goggins from Wexford attended this two-day Level 1 Course given by SBI National Coach PJ Nolan on the (Role of Coaches + Playing Techniques + Rules of the Game). This level 1 course is for only for SBI members who have previously completed the Intro Level course.
This SBI course covers the coaching skills in helping the coaches identify what is needed to start training players to a level 1 standard. The course started at 10am and ran until 1pm. Lunch was from 1pm-2pm and restarted at 2pm till 6pm on both days.
Referee Tutor Neil Shanahan was also on hand over the weekend to give a seminar on the Rules of the game for the Coaches.
During the course PJ presented various range of the latest Coaching Aids on the market to the coaches like the Mini Domin Eye, Academy Laser, Master Doctor, Str8aim G-5 & SA-2, Chris Henry Balls, EBSA Coaching Balls, 360 Cue and Blade Cue and explained in detail their importance.
The SBI Coaches also attended a sport partnership 3 hr basic awareness course that is organised by their local sports authority through the Sport Ireland. The two coaches have also been Garda vetted and were presented with the Level 1 Accreditation Certificate by PJ Nolan. CLICK HERE
SBI Team of Coaches
At present SBI have a team of Intro Level qualified coaches all around Ireland approved by Coaching Ireland and we now have 18 Level One Coaches.
- Click here for the list of the SBI Intro Level Coaches
- Click here for the profiles of our SBI Level 1 Coaches
PJ said ‘’ SBI are delighted to have two more new coaches which have great playing experience and passion for the game. They will be a great addition to our SBI Snooker Coaching Team.
Would you like to become a SBI Coach?
If you want to become a SBI Coach contact PJ on 086 8634507 or email email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.