Coaches Handbook & Club Guidelines

Donacarney Celtic Football Club’s Code of Conduct for the Coach and  Team Manager is based on The F.A.I. Code of Conduct (which forms the benchmark for all involved in coaching).

Our mission is to ensure that we provide a fun sporting outlet for the children within our club. We will up-skill our Coaches to develop the players to enable them to  play to the best of their potential.

Within the Donacarney Celtic Coaches Handbook you will find details of the Clubs

  • Mission Statement
  • Club Expectations/Code of Conduct
  • Guidelines For Managers and Coaches
  • Constitution
  • Complaints Procedure
  • Disciplinary Procedure
  • Grievance Procedure
  • Club Information
  • Coaches Acceptance Form

Click on the link below to download the pdf file.

Donacarney Celtic Coaches Handbook 

Training Hints and Tips

Click here for a presentation on Small-Sided Games for use in training. Small-Sided Games are recognised by the FAI as an integral part of developing the players’ understanding of the game.

Small Sided Games Presentation

Annual Team Trials

It is the clubs policy to hold open trials on an annual basis. These trials apply to all teams playing or, about to start playing eleven a side football. The purpose of these trials is to asses and allocate players to a team based on their ability, strengths and stage of development, thus maximising each players playing time and enjoyment of the game.

Information and Guidelines for Coaches

League Offences and Fines

Reasonable and relevant penalties may be issued to clubs found in breach of rules, protocols & procedures, or codes of practice.

Coaches should familiarise themselves with the applicable list of offences and associated fines.

Link to BBS Drogheda & District School Children League


Coaches seeking equipment for training purposes should download the Equipment Request Form and email once completed to the Club Treasurer.

Equipment Request Form

Coaching Application Form

Contact Janice on 087 8533009  for more details.

Garda Vetting Form

Please read the attached Garda Vetting Application Form Checklist before completing your Garda Vetting application.

FAI Garda Vetting Form Checklist

FAI Garda Vetting Application Form