Module Title:Coach Education 3 - Football
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:6
Module Delivered In 2 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: Lectures Discussion Readings Project work Practicals
Module Aim: The aim of this module is to develop the students ability to apply and develop specific playing philosophies based on the 11v11 game, through delivering reality based training sessions and blocks of sessions, while having an awareness of the overall club context and devising development plans.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Implement coaching strategies to develop the Team, Units and Individual players understanding and ability to execute a game plan based on analysis of a specific football problem.
LO2 Demonstrate an understanding of devising a club based player development plan, with age-specific guidelines.
LO3 Use computer-based, video recorded and manual methods of analysing sporting performance
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is recommended before enrolment in this module.

8658 SPRT H3316 Coach Education 3 - Football
Incompatible Modules
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Co-requisite Modules
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Uefa C licence (Part II)
Reality based session design and delivery. Coaching styles (Guided Discovery, Coaching in the Flow, Q&A). The Reflective Learner. Playing Styles and Philosophy. Execution of Reality based Learning – Orientation, Learning, Implementation Phases.
Uefa Leaders Award (1.5, 1.6)
Grassroots Clubs Vision and Philosophy. Club based playing structures. Implementing age specific playing styles. Day to day challenges within grassroots clubs.
Performance Analysis
Principles of Data Analysis. Analysis facilities of Microsoft Excel. Creating Performance Dashboards to provide insight. Using Telestration tools to enhance player understanding. The role of feedback within coaching process.
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment60.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Presentation Performance Analysis: Performance Profile Presentation. 3 20.00 n/a
Presentation Group Presentation: Coaching Philosophy and Systems of Play (considering - Player, Coach, Parent) (Approx 20mins) 1,2 40.00 n/a
No Project
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Individual Coaching Assessment (Approx 20mins) 1 40.00 Sem 2 End
No End of Module Formal Examination

SETU Carlow Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture 12 Weeks per Stage 1.00
Practicals 12 Weeks per Stage 2.00
Independent Learning 12 Weeks per Stage 7.42
Total Hours 125.00

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_BBSMC_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Sport Management and Coaching 4 Mandatory
CW_BBSOC_D Bachelor of Arts in Sport Coaching and Business Management (Football) 4 Mandatory