Sport Management resources

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. [box type=”info”] February 2012 topic: Sport Management Resource[/box]   You are never too old to learn, and it is…

3 Tips for bringing bad news in Sports

Sports are fun, we laugh, play, compete and enjoy……..BUT NOT ALWAYS! As an administrator or sports manager, in charge of management (on any level) it is very important to know some different ways of communication. Whether you are the president or the one in charge of laundry, communication is important especially if it concerns bad…

5 Tips for Time Management in Sports

This post is about a topic I honestly am having difficulties with. Each and every day the management of my time is a challenge, and I nearly close every week and month, with things I didn’t accomplish. Somebody once said that it is not about managing time, but it is all about managing yourself. What…

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…

Characteristics of a Sports Manager

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. [box type=”info”] This month’s topic: Characteristics of a Sports Manager[/box]   Greg Harney (USA) Sports administrators in today’s society…

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.      …