Regional Athletic Development Internships

Cork GAA are inviting applications for the voluntary post of Regional Athletic Development Intern Coach.

Each intern will be assigned a regional development squad (u15/u16) in either football or hurling for the 2022-2023 season. Contact hours will be Development Squad Sessions (approx. 3hr) primarily held once every weekend.

This is an excellent opportunity for aspiring Athletic Development coaches to gain valuable experience working under the guidance of the Rebel Òg Coaching Team including High Performance Manager Aidan O’Connell.

Educational Output

Successful candidates will receive experience in the following areas:

  • Athletic Development Programming and Coaching
  • Monitoring, Testing and Profiling of Players
  • Recording and Analysing Data
  • Implementing Recovery Protocols
  • Working within a High Performance Team

All interns will also receive a full induction, gear, ongoing mentoring and have access to the High Performance Unit’s CPD program.


Candidates should be working towards or have a qualification in Strength and Conditioning, Sport Science, Physical Education or a Sports related course and have Garda Vetting.


If you wish to apply for this position, can you please forward a one page cover letter and CV to Aidan O’Connell :

Deadline for CV’s is on or before September 30th @ 5pm. Furthermore, if you want to receive any more information on the above opportunity please contact Aidan on the above email address.

The selection process will include an interview and practical demonstration.