Readers Interview: Nahid Karimi (Iran)

In order to create an online platform to exchange information between our readers, we’ve started with interviews with our readers. They all work in sports, and therefore have experience to share with all of us.   Name:        Nahid Karimi Country:    Iran Function within your sport organization: Project Officer Development for Olympic Solidarity Programs Current employer: Olympic…

10 Management lessons from the Olympics

During the beginning of August I attended the Olympic Games in London, which were my second Olympics. My first experience were four years ago in Beijing (China), which ended like a nightmare as our best athlete was disqualified on the 200m, and therefore lost his silver medal. After a week he got the medal from…

Readers Interview: Martin Gleeson (Cricket)

In order to create an online platform to exchange information between our readers, we’ve started with biweekly interviews with our readers. They all work in sports, and therefore have experience to share with all of us.   Name:        Martin Gleeson Country:    India Function within your sport organization: Chief Executive Officer, Sports Education Development India…

Olympic memories

This Mastermind Sports Management is an online international group of professionals. On a monthly basis they will share their opinion on a certain topic. You can look at the background of each mastermind by going here. June 2012 topic: “Olympic Memories” In a month the Olymic Games will be organized in the city of London.…

Sport Management Interview

The beauty of the internet is that if you are open to it, you can make connections with very kind people. I always look out to connect with people who have an interesting story to share, especially about sports and management. I was pleasantly surprised when I received an email from Brandon Yeager, with the…

Readers Interview: Pichet Sithi-Amnuai (Flag Football)

In order to create an online platform to exchange information between our readers, we’ve started with weekly interviews with our readers. They all work in sports, and therefore have experience to share with all of us.   [box type=”info”] Name:        Pichet Sithi-Amnuai Country:    Thailand Function within your sport organization: Vice Chairman, Flag Football And American Football…

Six lies Athletes like to tell

The most important rule in Sport Management is that “it is all about the athletes!”. Every single thing that you do in your sport organization should benefit your athletes, whether it is immediate or in the long run. Some people, especially coaches, want their athletes to be like robots. Athletes should follow the training exactly…