Munster Hockey Academy – Shadow Coaches Needed

Munster Hockey is pleased to announce the launching of the Munster Hockey Academy. This Academy has been set up with the aim to identify, develop and educate potential elite level players within Munster and to upskill and develop coaches.

The Munster Hockey Academy caters for U15 and U17 boys and girls across the province. It is divided into three regional centres based in Limerick, Cork and Waterford. Each regional centre has a Regional Coordinator – Róisín Upton (Limerick), Yvonne O’Byrne (Cork) and Stuart Greene (Waterford) and a coaching team that consists of a Head Coach, assistant coaches and volunteer shadow coaches.

Munster Hockey are looking to appoint enthusiastic volunteer shadow coaches for all Academy squads. The main role of shadow coaches will be to assist the head and assistant coaches in delivering training sessions to the players. Shadow coaches will also get the opportunity to learn from some of Munster’s top coaches. This role is ideal for young coaches or those who have the ambition to develop and progress as a coach.

To apply, please complete this APPLICATION FORM. The deadline is Friday 17 th September 2021. Please note: applicants must be 17 years or older. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact