Two IABA Members Have Qualified As Coach Developer Assessors.

Congratulations to Paddy Gallagher and Brian Barry, who’ve become IABA’s first Coach Developer Assessors.

National Secretary, and Maynooth BC Head Coach Paddy Gallagher and Brian Barry, HC at Riverstown BC in Cork, undertook the prestigious Sport Ireland training over a period of some months and were awarded CDA status in May. Both men are now available to Boxing for support and assessment of new and existing Coach Developers & Tutors. Its wonderful achievement and testament to Paddy and Brian’s commitment to boxing, and to coach eduation.

Coach Developer Assessors are experienced Coach Developers who support the development of Coach/Instructor Developers as part of the Coaching Development Programme for Ireland (CDPI).

A Coach Developer Assessor facilitates the development of Coach Developers in their NGB and assesses Coach Developer’s sport-specific Coach Developer competencies. Coach Developer Assessors must hold a CDPI Coach Developer/tutor qualification and attend Sport Ireland Coaching Coach Developer Assessor training.