VASANOC approves establishment of national bodies for coaches & sport officials

VASANOC has approved the establishment of two sports organisations, namely, a National Coaches Association and a National Sport Officials Association in Vanuatu. Picture: VANUATU DAILY POST

SYDNEY, 28 NOVEMBER 2018 (VANUATU DAILY POST) – VASANOC has approved the establishment of two sports organisations, namely, a National Coaches Association and a National Sport Officials Association in Vanuatu.

One body would bring together Coaches and the other, Referees, Umpires and other Match Officials. It is planned that these bodies would become the voice for Coaches and Sport Officials regarding their welfare and development and other issues.

VASANOC also approves membership applications for Surfing, Darts and skiing.

The 2018 ordinary and extra-ordinary VASANOC AGMs approved the applications for Vanuatu Surfing Association, Vanuatu Darts Federation and Vanuatu Ski Federation.

These new VASANOC members are now the recognised National Federation for their respective sports in Vanuatu.

Vanuatu Ski Federation is the first-ever NF for a winter sport in Vanuatu.

The total number of Nationals Federations affiliated to VASANOC is now about 24.

Meanwhile, Coaches and Sports Officials now have a instrumental bodies that will allow them to have a voice amongst the National Federations and indeed amongst the Vanuatu Association of Sports And National Olympic Committee (VASANOC).

The approval of such a body was in consideration for quite some time and following executive meetings, the VASANOC executive, has agreed on the establishment of two sporting organisations, namely the “National Coaches Association” and the “National Sports Officials Association” .

Both bodies will look to become the voices for Coaches and Sport Officials regarding their welfare, development and other issues with each looking after their respective field of management.

The approval of such bodies marks a step forward for sports and management in Vanuatu and paves the way for further understanding, fair play and mutual learning opportunities amongst coach and officials sporting codes.

 

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