Racquet Sports Coaches Leadership Programme 2023



1st July 2023

Badminton Ireland, Table Tennis Ireland, Tennis Ireland and Irish Squash are collaborating to create a network of like-minded women in a ‘Racquet Sports Coaches Leadership Programme’ who are all striving to be the best they can be as coaches and learn and collaborate with our four sports to create a community and achieve female empowerment. This is a One-day programme, with guest speakers delivering chosen topics and plenty of activities, interactions with coaches and athletes on coaching pathway from other racquets sports. 


Date:  Saturday 1st July 2023

Venue:  Mount Pleasant Lawn Tennis Club, Mount Pleasant Square, Ranelagh Rd, Dublin


Travel: Reasonable travel expenses/mileage will be paid for event participants.  Please keep receipts for public transport costs.


Schedule of the Day


10.30 – 11.00              Registration/Welcome (Coffee/Tea will be available)

11.00 – 12.30              Communication & Conflict –Andy Burke (Guest Speaker)

12.30 – 13.15             Learning and Sharing – Coaches try other racquet sports

13.15 – 14.00              Lunch & Networking              

14.00 – 15.00             HP Coach – Share experience on HP Coaching & Panel interviews

15.00 – 15.15              Closing remarks


Criteria for registration:  Candidates must be 16 or over.


How to register:

Please **email wisrackets@gmail.com with the following information:



Date of Birth:

Email Addres

Phone Number:


Name of Club (if applicable):


Coaching Status (if applicable):


**Candidates who are U18, registration should be completed by parents by way of confirmation/consent.


Closing date for registration is Wednesday 28th June 2023 @ 5.00PM.  Spaces are limited, so early registration is recommended to avoid disappointment.  If you have any questions or require further information, please get in touch with the contact for your sport.

Tennis Ireland                        Grainne O’Neill           goneill@TennisIreland.ie

Badminton Ireland                  Conor Fadian            cfadian@badmintonireland.com

Irish Squash                             Paul Nugent                info@irishsquash.com

Table Tennis Ireland               Jing Yi Graham          wis@tabletennisireland.ie