Nemo Rangers wins GOLD – Rebel Og Coaching Benchmark 2020 - 23/02/2018

Nemo Rangers wins GOLD – Rebel Og Coaching Benchmark 2020

Rebel Óg Coaching Benchmarking 2020 was successfully launched in early 2015 and provide a template for best practice in coaching, promoting maximum participation and optimal playing standards in juvenile clubs throughout Cork city and county.

Winners are divided in to 3 categories with the top clubs receiving the “Gold” accolade and the silver and bronze being awarded based on criteria set out at the start of each year. The criteria is designed to point clubs in the direction of coaching and games best practice to help them improve playing standards and increase participation at player and mentor level.

2017 has seen the highest ever number of applications with 106 clubs applying for accreditation.

Nemo Rangers has achieved GOLD status for the third year in a row.

“This award is a recognition of the great work you and all in your club undertake in the promotion of gaelic games. It shows that your club is at the forefront in Cork at optimising playing standards and maximising participation. Your club is now among an elite group of clubs who are meeting the criteria for GOLD standard.” - Kevin O’Callaghan, Cork Games Development Manager.

Clubs who have been successful are invited to attend a workshop on Saturday February 24th in Pairc Ui Chaoimh. The clubs will receive their awards on the day and the club coaches will be treated to 3 workshops. Jason Ryan (football), Kieran Kingston (hurling) and Dr Ed Coughlan (Skills acquisition) will work with coaches and demonstrate models of best practice that coaches can take back to their own club players for the year ahead.