Category: International Sport
Who would be an Australian sport administrator today?
By Greg Blood Who would be a sport administrator – paid or volunteer these days? Sport administration has never been so complex and demanding. Recently I participated in a future of sport in Australia research project and my main thesis was that it may be difficult to attract and retain qualified and experienced sports administrators…
australiansportreflectionsAustralian Sports Commission, Author – Greg Blood, Funding, Governance, High Performance Sport, Professional Sports, Sport integrity
Contribution of Australian sport administrators to international sport
By Greg Blood Australian sport administrators have filled significant positions in international sport. John Coates has often argued that Australian sport administrators need to hold significant Australian positions particularly President/Chair for several years before standing for positions on international sports federations. I recently researched Ray Godkin’s sport administration career for his Wikipedia article and it…