Resources for Coaches
The GAA provides a number of resources to support volunteers involved in the development of our games. Information on these resources is available below:
The Fun Do Learning Resource Pack
The Fun Do Learning Resource Pack contains a series of manuals, DVDs and DVD-ROMs that can be used by parents, coaches and teachers to organise fun filled coaching sessions for primary school aged children.
The pack is divided into separate hurling or football packs, and describes over 500 games and skill development activities that coaches can implement for players from 4 – 12 years.
The Fun Do Pack is available in either hurling or football specific versions through the GAA Games Development office in Croke Park at a cost of €20 per pack.
Order the Fun Do Resource pack by downloading and returning the order form here
The GAA GamePlanner resource is a DVD-ROM which allows coaches to create, save and distribute activities. The resource contains animation and video footage of activities for players aged 13 – 18 years.
The DVD-ROM is contains information on both hurling and football and is available through the GAA Games Development office in Croke Park at a cost of €15 per CD.
GAA Coach Education Manuals
To support the Coach Education programme, a range of manuals have been developed and are available to download.
- Award 1 Youth Coaches manual
- Award 1 Adult Coaches manual
- Award 1 Coaches Logbook
- Foundation Coaches Manual
- Go Games Recommended Rules for Football
- Go Games Recommended Rules for Hurling
Send requests to;
Games Development Department,
Cheques can be made payable to the GAA
For more information contact the GAA Games Development and Research Dept at:
- Tel: +353 (0)1 8363222
- Email: email@example.com