2018 Club Grant – WSP allocated 3,000 euro to twenty eight sports clubs and disability organisation which has enabled eighty three coaches to attend courses to increase their knowledge and improve their coaching sessions at club level.
Since 2009 under our Coaching and Development Funds, Waterford Sports Partnership has allocated 196 separate grants totalling €47,279 funding 25 new clubs and 718 coaches from new and established Clubs in Waterford.
The 2018 WSP Sports Grant aims to support volunteers and develop opportunities for people to participate in organised sport. The grant offered clubs the opportunity to access funding for club members for referee/coaching courses accredited by Coaching Ireland or a National Governing Body of Sport.
Dungarvan Rugby Club chairperson Trevor Doherty said ‘the funding we have received towards coaching costs for the Foundation Level Rugby Course will enable us to offer our thriving junior section higher quality coaching and help the club continue to develop’.
The successful applicants were: Abbeyside Ladies Football, Ardmore A.C, Ballinroad Soccer Club, Ballyduff AFC, De La Salle Football Club, De La Salle Juvenile GAA Club, Deise Dragons, Dungarvan GAA, Dungarvan Gymnastics club, Dungarvan Rugby Club, Dunhill Squash Club, Dyspraxia Waterford, Ferrybank Athletics Club, Finisk Valley Athletic, Gaultier Ladies football, Lismore AFC, Lismore Camogie Club, Park Rangers, Portlaw Camogie Club, Saviours Crystal Boxing Club, Seaview Celtic A.C., St Saviour’s A.F.C, Tramore Athletic Club, Tramore GAA, Tramore RFC, Waterford Boat Club, Waterford Community Games and Waterford Crystal Swimming Club.
For more information please contact: Peter Jones, Sports Development Officer, Waterford Sports Partnership on 0761 10 2191
Article Modified: March 15, 2018 10:31 am