Motivate volunteers in sports

Many people do not realize the impact volunteers in sports have on other people every year. Many life lessons can be taught in a sports setting. Some people volunteer because their own children are involved with sports and the parents want to be good role models. Others volunteer to be role models for other children…

One year sportmanagement.cc

They say “Time flies when you’re having fun”…..and I must say, I’ve had some fun with this website. It is already one year ago that I started with this specific one, and my main aim was (and still is) to reach out to all those voluntary sport administrators out there. They struggle on a daily…

How to win GOLD

As a Manager in sports, I’ve now experienced twice from very close by, what it is to win a medal on a very high international sports platform. My first experience was during the Olympic Games of 2008 (Beijing-China) where Churandy Martina won the silver medal on the 200 meters Track & Field. It was very…

What is your sports management backup plan?

For three weeks in the month of October 2011 I am staying in the Mexican City Guadalajara for the Pan American Games 2011. This is the biggest Olympic event of the Pan American continent, with more than 6000 athletes representing 42 countries. There are millions invested and the organization is obviously huge.      …

Conflict of Interest in Sports

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. This month’s topic: CONFLICT OF INTEREST IN SPORTS   Eline Andersen (Denmark) Conflicts of interests in Sports Management have…

Sportmanagement CARTOON

This website is aimed to exchange information on different subtopics concerning sport management. One of the new ways to do this, is to publish a monthly cartoon. This month’s topic: “Conflict of Interest“.                                 We appreciate your feedback in the…

Leadership in sports

I like to analyze, present and talk about leadership in sports, as it brings forward many aspects of relationships in life. Most of us are not aware that we in fact are a leader in sports, whether we are a coach, a judge, an administrator or…..a parent. Years ago, the most important basis to become…

Andre Agassi – Autobiography

OPEN Tennis is a sport, I’ve never really learned to play properly. The reason for this is the fact that I played a lot of badminton, and the badminton (pols) technique is the opposite what they teach you in tennis. That’s the reason why I always was more a passive tennis lover, looking at the…