SportSaturday, February 02, 2013
On January 27, in a historic move, the Business of Sport inked a Memorandum of Understanding with one of Australia’s leading sport management companies, Competitive Edge, at the Courtleigh Hotel, Kingston.This was the culmination of a two-week training camp organised by the Business of Sport for Australian athletes and sponsored by Competitive Edge. The camp was hosted by the GC Foster College of Physical Education and Sport.Under the MOU, the Business of Sport and Competitive Edge have expressed their intention to:* facilitate strategic partnerships in sport between G C Foster College and Australian institutions;* encourage the exchange of athletes and sport teams between G C Foster and Australian institutions;* facilitate student/faculty exchanges between G C Foster and relevant Australian institutions;* facilitate the exchange of technical expertise in areas such as the maintenance of facilities;* exchange of methodologies and outputs of science and research;* exchange of resources related to: research, training of sport administrators; officials, volunteers, coaches, umpires and sport facilities maintenance; and* organise joint academic activities such as lectures, seminars, conferences, symposia, training courses and modules.Participating in the signing of the MOU are; (from left, front row) Hayden Knowles, CEO of Competitive Edge; Carole Beckford, President of the Business of Sport; and Christopher Samuda, Partner Business of Sport. While witnessing the signing of the MOU are (from left, back row) Maurice Wilson, principal coach, G C Foster; Milton Samuda, Partner, Business of Sport; and Winsome Young, Manager, Business of Sport.
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