Coaches Corner

A resource library for our coaches

Executive Committee

Club Officers

Fixtures Secretaries

  • Contact Name

    James Drinan

    Position

    DDSL SSG Fixtures Secretary

    Contact number
    087-9215945

Football Committee

Disciplinary Committee

  • Contact Name

    Dave Buggy

    Position

    Disciplinary Committee

    Contact number
    086-8108021
  • Contact Name

    Marc Jones

    Position

    Disciplinary Committee

    Contact number
    087-9872231

Age Group Leaders

  • Contact Name

    Tim O Leary

    Position

    U8 (2011) Age Group Leader

  • Contact Name

    Colm Byrne

    Position

    U9 (2010) Age Group Leader

  • Contact Name

    Cyril McDonnell

    Position

    U10 (2009) Age Group Leader

  • Contact Name

    Jonathan Keane

    Position

    U11 (2008) Age Group Leader

  • Contact Name

    Donal Fox

    Position

    U12 (2007) Age Group Leader

  • Contact Name

    Allan Sweeney

    Position

    U13 (2006) Age Group Leader

  • Contact Name

    Eamonn OConnor

    Position

    U14 (05) & U15 (04) Age Group Leader

  • Contact Name

    Dave Dunning

    Position

    U16 (2003) Age Group Leader

  • Contact Name

    Dave Paudge Boyle

    Position

    Youths (2002+2001) Age Group Leader

  • Contact Name

    Marc Jones

    Position

    U19's (>2001) Age Group Leader

  • Under 7 & 8
    Size 3
  • Under 9,10,11,12,&13
    Size 4
  • Under 14,15 & 16
    Size 5

SFAI Rules for Small-Sided Teams

Small sided games 20 mins each way unless it is Futsal, 3V3, 5V5 etc.

Duration of matches:

  • Under 11,12& 13
    30 mins each way
  • Under 13
    35 mins each way
  • Under 15 & 16
    40 mins each way

Size of football to be used:

Size of Pitches, again not available through SFAI. 11 a side pitches. Length (Touchline) Minimum 90 m (100 yds.) Maximum 120 M (130 yds) Width Minimum 45 m (50 yds) Maximum 90 m (100 yds). For small sided pitch sizes pleas ask Chris Mc Geary as I am not positive, The minimum for this is 25m x 16.5, and the maximum is 50 x 35

Plus 1 Skills

Plus 2 Skills

Plus 3 Skills

Plus 4 Skills

Plus 5 Skills