Our Junior Development Officer is Bernard Hillis – 087 985 2345.
Bernard has completed the Irish Squash run Coaching Development Programme for Ireland (CDPI) CDPI Level 1 Club Coach qualification. This coaching qualification aligns to the Coaching Ireland Coach framework and is broadly aligned to the UKCC Level 2 qualification.
Irish Squash courses are certified by Coaching Ireland and fit on the Irish and European coach education framework. Information about the Coaching Development Programme for Ireland (CDPI) can be found here on the Coaching Ireland website. Club Coach is a CDPI Level 1 and the Development Coaches course is a CDPI Level 2. These courses are also designed to complement the UKCC coaching qualifications and are equivalent through this framework. The CDPI Level 1 courses are equivalent to UKCC Level 2 and the CDPI Level 2 course is equivalent to UKCC Level 3.
Bernard is a registered member of Irish Squash and is fully vetted, having also completed the Ethics in Sports course.