Below is a look at some of the services we are currently providing to our Primary Schools.
These competitions run at 1st year, 2nd year and Senior in football and hurling. All of the 1st and 2nd year Cup finals are held before Laois National League games under lights where possible. These competitions are aimed at supplementing the Leinster games programme to help our secondary schools get stronger.
In September/October we organised 1st year 11 a Side Blitz Days for football and hurling. Some schools entered two teams and all the teams were guaranteed at least 3 games. These are annual events on our calendar.
TY Foundation Coaching Course
TY Foundation Coaching Courses are available to any Secondary School in the county who would like to offer it to their students. There is subsequently an opportunity for these students to gain some practical experience as a result of completing the course.
Strength & Conditioning
A new initiative see’s us engage with selected groups of students within schools. Our Performance GDA and Interns deliver tailored functional movement programmes within schools. Through this players within our Development Squad and Clubs system are catered for. This initiative will play an integral part in the development of our players going forward.
Coach & Player Development
The Laois Coaching & Games team offer their services in a coach developer and direct coaching capacity.