2024 Coaching Course Calendar

A provisional calendar of Fundamentals: Assistant Coach course, up to October, is being shared. Provision of coaching course is dependent on the availability of Coach Tutors, who deliver the course. As provision of coaching course is dependent on the availability of Coach Tutors, this calendar will be up-dated as availability is confirmed.

Upon completion, Assistant Coaches:

  • Are eligible to assist any level 1 coach or above in their boxing club.
  • Are insured to coach within their boxing club.
  • Can sit as number one in the corner for club, county and provincial competition.
  • Can sit as number two to Level 1 coaches and above at national competition.
  • Are eligible to assist in delivering schools boxing programmes.
MonthCourse 1LocationCourse 2Location
February25thUlster  
March23rdMunster  
April13thLeinster20thLeinster
May19thConnacht25thMunster
June30thConnacht  
July    
August25thConnacht  
September    
October27thConnacht  
November    
December    

Any member of any successfully affiliated club who wishes to qualify as a Fundamentals: Assistant Coach course can express their interest here. All coaches are required to be Garda Vetted/Access NI checked. All coaches are also required to undergo Safeguarding training.

With regard to the roll-out of Level One coaching courses, the content remains under review by the applicable Sport Ireland committee. This is the same process that all coaching courses in all sports undergo before release to their respective sporting communities. A calendar of Level One coaching courses will be released as soon as the content of the course has completed it’s Sport Ireland review period.

Those with Fundamentals: Assistant Coaching courses must gain at least 6 months of experience before applying to undertake IABA Level 1 (Club Coach) certification, on it’s release

As provision of coaching course is dependent on the availability of Coach Tutors, IABA’s Coach Education Committee is seeking nominations from Provincial Units for Coach Tutors; the selection policy is below and any queries can be directed to National Development Manager, James Geraghty, James@iaba.ie