Friday, September 18

RIBSA Level 1 Coaching Course

The next RIBSA level 1 Coaching Ireland Coaching Education Course will be held in the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club in Carlow on the 28th & 29th of March 2020.

” This course will be cancelled due to covid-19 and RIBSA will inform our members of the new date once we are over this crisis. Stay Safe everyone.”

This two day training course is for ONLY for RIBSA members who have completed the Intro Level course in the past. This level course covers the coaching skills in helping the coaches identify what is needed to start training players to a level 1 standard.

All the Coaches will also need to attend a sport partnership 3 hr basic awareness course and attend the ISC Childrens Officer Course that are organised by their local sports authority through the Irish Sports Council.

All the coaches will also need to be Garda vetted before being presented with the Level 1 Accreditation Certificate.

The full course cost is €32.00 including soup and sandwich on both days. All the coaches must be paid up members of the Republic of Ireland Billiards & Snooker Association for the 2019 / 2020 season and membership can be paid on line at €17.00 for over 21yrs.

To book your place you need to register as a member before you can enter and pay on line for your place on the coaching course. CLICK HERE

The two day Level 1 Course is given by PJ Nolan on the ( Role Of Coaches + Playing Techniques ) and Rules of the Game. The course starts at 10am and runs until 1pm. Lunch is from 1pm-2pm and Restart at 2pm until 6pm.

At present RIBSA have 90 Intro Level qualified coaches approved by Coaching Ireland in Limerick University and we have 19 Level One Coaches . If you want to get to the next level within RIBSA coaching contact PJ on 086 8634507 or email

Click here for Intro Level Coaches full list


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