Coaching is integral to all UCD sports clubs. Expert coaching ensures the enjoyment and success of all members in the club activity.  If you are interested in a getting involved in sport & physical activity then volunteering as a coach is a fun, social and attractive way to gain skills and valuable experience which are essential for both your personal development and ultimately building your CV.  Students, staff and graduate members of clubs are actively encouraged to get involved in coaching their respective sport at UCD.  The AUC and its members clubs can support you with unique coaching & volunteering opportunities while also assist with funding qualifications and training and development opportunities.   

A small number of UCD clubs also employ coaches to deliver their training.  The recruitment, selection and management of all coaches (paid and voluntary) is the responsibility of each club.  Full details of the AUC’s Coaching Policies are listed in the Club Operations Manual.

Club committees should contact for details of financial assistance for members obtaining formal coaching qualifications.  Please also refer to the Training & Development section of this site for full details of courses currently offered.


For information on coaching please refer to section 11 in the Club Ops Manual.


Further information is also available in the Training & Development Section.