SNI #WebinarWednesday Promo Image

#WebinarWednesday is a Sport Northern Ireland webinar series that provides coaches, volunteers and development staff with a wide range of learning experiences presented by leading experts, in their respective fields. #WebinarWednesday now takes place on a monthly basis on the first Wednesday of each month at 8pm.  A ‘chat box’ informal sense making conversation opportunity facilitated by Sport Northern Ireland staff on the week following each session.

Registration information for #WebinarWednesday is shared within one week of the previous event, on this page, by email to the ‘learning list’, and via Sport Northern Ireland social media channels.

Upcoming #WebinarWednesday Events 


#WebinarWednesday 7th October 2020

    • Time: 8.00pm to 9.30pm
    • Theme: Champs, Super Champs, and Should Have Beens
    • Presenters: Dr Áine MacNamara & Jamie Taylor
    • Registration Link: Click here

#WebinarWednesday 4th November 2020

    • Time: 8.00pm to 9.30pm
    • Theme: The Coach-Athlete Relationship
    • Presenter: Professor Sophia Jowett
    • Registration LinkPublished following October event

#WebinarWednesday 2nd December 2020

    • Time: 8.00pm to 9.30pm
    • Theme: Caring for Your Clubs Coaches
    • Presenter: Derek O’Riordan
    • Registration LinkPublished following November event


Previous #WebinarWednesday Events


#WebinarWednesday 8th April 2020

  • Theme: Building Athlete Ownership
  • Presenter: Mark Garaway, Millfield College
  • YouTube Link: Click Here

#WebinarWednesday 22nd April 2020

  • Theme: Maintaining the Sports Club Habit
  • Presenter: Liz Burkinshaw
  • Downloadable Resources:  Click Here

#WebinarWednesday 6th May 2020

  • Theme: Making Better Decisions – The Challenges of Talent Selection
  • Presenter: Professor Joe Baker, York University, Toronto, Canada
  • YouTube Link: Click Here

#WebinarWednesday 20th May 2020 (‘Double Header’)

  • Theme: Coaching Practice Design
  • Presenter: Scott McNeill, Sport NI, GB Hockey & Premier League
  • Downloadable Resource Click Here
  • Theme: Athlete Profiling & Development Planning
  • Presenter: Kieran Campbell, Ulster Rugby
  • Downloadable Resource Click Here
  • YouTube Link: Click Here

#WebinarWednesday 3rd June 2020

  • Theme: The Ecology of Athlete Development
  • Presenter: Professor Kristoffer Henriksen, University of Southern Denmark
  • Associated Publication: Click here

#WebinarWednesday 17th June 2020

    • Theme: Creating Amazing Children’s Sport Environments – For those who support Coaches.
    • Presenter: Dr Sergio Lara-Bercial
    • YouTube Link: Click Here
    • Theme: Creating Amazing Children’s Sport Environments – For Coaches.
    • Presenter: Dr Sergio Lara-Bercial
    • YouTube Link Click Here

#WebinarWednesday 1st July 2020

    • Theme: It Depends Coaching: How to Decide on the Best Ways Forwards
    • Presenter: Professor Dave Collins
    • Related ArticleClick Here (Pages 46-47)

#WebinarWednesday 5th August 2020

  • Theme: Creating Environments Where Athletes/Players Flourish & Be Their Best Self
  • Presenter: Sarah Kelleher
  • YouTube LinkClick Here

#WebinarWednesday 2nd September 2020

  • Time: 8.00pm to 9.30pm
  • Theme: Making an Impact Through Play – Establishing the Conditions for Learning
  • Presenters: Richard Cheetham MBE & Owen Mooney
  • Registration Link: Click Here