Coaching Strategy

DGU will provide coaching for the DGU Team Squad Players and Junior Coaching College.

DGU will hold Talent ID Days during August 2020 at Balmore Golf Club leading to the Annual College Intake.

DGU Area Coach will provide written feedback to individuals on Coaching Sessions.

Clubs will provide all other Junior Coaching – DGU will provide a matching Grant (max £250) towards costs.

DGU will nominate Club Liaison Officers to work with Clubs.

CLO 2020

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Coaching Provided by DGU:-

Junior Coaching College: Under 14 on 31st December 2019, with a handicap of 14 or better. These are only a guide as potential is more important than age or current ability.

An 18 session programme, spread over 19 months with an annual intake commencing in the month of October. Each year, clubs in the Area are invited to nominate players who meet the age and handicap criteria for consideration.  From the nominations a maximum of 10 players will be selected and offered a placement in the DGU Junior Coaching College.

Details of how to nominate players will be sent to Club Managers / Junior Convenors prior to the ID day in August 2020.

Boys Team Squad: Under 16 & Under 18 on 1st January of Year of Competition

Squad Sessions arranged prior to the first league match, SGL Area Team Competition and other Squad Sessions as arranged by the Team Manager.

Individual Session(s)* agreed by the Team Manager in association with the DGU Coaching Convenor.

Youth Team Squad: Under 25 on 1st January of Year of Competition

Individual Session(s) * agreed by the Team Manager in association with the DGU Coaching Convenor.

Adult Team Squad: No Age Criteria

Individual Session(s) * agreed by the Team Manager in association with the DGU Coaching Convenor.

* Individual Coaching Sessions either with the DGU Area Coach who will invoice the Area or by the use of an Area Voucher for the individuals Personal Coach. Vouchers are in multiples of £30 per hourly session.

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Coaching Provided by Clubs

Clubs who deliver there own Junior Coaching may claim a grant towards the cost in providing this coaching.

Claim forms and further details will be sent to Club Managers / Junior Convenors in May 2020.