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Mastermind

One of the goals of this online platform is to create an online community on Sports Management, and to exchange information and especially personal experiences. The advantage of the internet is that we can communicate with everyone, everywhere, so why not make use of that huge potential? We hereby introduce the online MASTERMIND group.

These are all professionals in Sports Management, who have an enormous experience in the (inter)national field of sports. On a monthly basis they will give their views, opinions and tips on a specific topic. You can react on these, and even request the Mastermind to address a certain topic.

Eline Andersen (Denmark), is Communication and Event Manager of Sport Event Denmark, which is the national sports event organization since 1994. It’s main objective is to attract and organize major international sports events and congresses. More than 250 international events have been secured including numerous World & European Championships, World Cups and major sports conferences. Eline graduaded in 2007 in the Executive Masters in Sports Organisation Management (MEMOS).
Greg Harney (USA) is a former Managing Director of the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC), and oversaw all USOC international relations, events and programs including formulating the organization’s international strategic initiatives and relations. Since 2006 Greg is Vice-President of Cartan Tours, and works in the field of international sports travel programs (like the Olympics and the Soccer World Championships).
Dennis Miller (Fiji) served up to March 2011 several years as the president of the Fiji Swimming Federation. He was also involved in the Oceania Swimming Association (Hon. Treasurer 1991 – 2008, President since 2008 ); International Swimming Federation (Technical Open Water Swimming Committee 1997 – 2009, Bureau Member (2009 – 2013). He is currently manager of ONOC (Oceania National Olympic Committees) and works as such with 17 National Olympic Committees.
Keith Joseph (St. Vincent & the Grenadines) is the General Secretary of the National Olympic Committee of St Vincent and the Grenadines and President of Team Athletics St Vincent and the Grenadines. He has an Executive Masters in Sports Organisation Management (MEMOS), and occupies different international committee positions like the “Special Commission of the Central American and Caribbean Sports Organisation (CASCO) on the Sports Preparation for the CAC Games in the future”.
Phil Bush (USA) is well known among college volleyball coaches in the USA as a recruiter of volleyball players. Phil has been active in volleyball tournaments from junior level all the way to the professional level. He handled sports production for Volleyball at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta and expanded his career into Television in the mid 1990’s. Currently he works with the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB), FSN South, ISP, CSS, and ESPNU in both Play-by-Play and Color Analyst roles. Follow Phil on his blog.
Henk Doest (Netherlands) is a professional sportsmanager with an emphasis on soccer. He is founder and CEO of Global Soccer Management, a consultancy company for players, coaches, clubs, football associations and corporations which currently operates a youth soccer academy in Curacao. Additionally he is the regional (Caribbean) representative for the world renowned top professional Argentinian football club BOCA Juniors with regards to their youth football academies and merchandising stores. Furthermore Henk is a Licensed Players’ Agent, FIFA Licensed Match Agent and an Overseas Registered Agent with the English FA. He has been involved as a coaching staff member with AC Milan, Royal Dutch FA and FIFA Grassroots youth football development projects as well as with FIFA Fair Play day organization. Currently Henk is pursuing a Masters of Science in Football Management from the JCISS (Johan Cruyff Institute for sport Studies).
Remco Tevreden (Curacao) has an MBA in Business Administration and a Masters title in Sportmanagement (MEMOS). After having worked in professional sports in the Netherlands, Tevreden now has been working for 10 years as the Executive Director of the Olympic Commitee of the Netherlands Antilles. He started his sportmanagement consultancy “Sportential” in 2010, and is owner of the website www.sportmanagment.cc