News Colm O'Rourke

Saturday 20 December 2014

Bainisteoir's bib brings more than its share of grief 

What is the manager's role? To most people this means training, coaching and picking a team. Sounds reasonably straightforward. At county level, though, you could include most of the following duties in the job description: motivator, minder, confidant, finder of jobs, organiser of medical treatment, negotiator of sponsorship, someone who is easily accessible to the media, and who can organise a whole group of professionals to run the team, as well as food, transport, weekends away while at the same time being answerable to the county board...

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