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WSA Launches #NewSeasonToolkit

author icon author icon 17 August 2018 author icon News

With sports across the country starting or preparing for the new winter season, the WSA has produced a one stop stop for clubs and organisations to help them ensure their procedures and systems are in place to kick off the…

Head of Sport – Cardiff Metropolitan University

author icon author icon 7 August 2018 author icon Vacancies

Cardiff Metropolitan University is looking for a Head of Sport in a newly created role. Based at the Cyncoed Campus, the role will be responsible for the implementation and maintenance of a robust governance framework to support the partnership, ensuring…

Non-Executive Board Members – WRPA

author icon author icon 6 August 2018 author icon Vacancies

The WRPA is mandated by all professional rugby players based in Wales, delivering developmental support on key areas of mental well-being, life skills, career and education and vulnerabilities. They are recruiting a full Non-Executive Board, comprising of four board members…

South Wales Wicketz Cricket Development Officer – Cricket Wales

author icon author icon 18 July 2018 author icon Vacancies

Cricket Wales and The Lord’s Taverners are looking for an energetic and experienced individual who can combine programme development with cricket coaching focused on the personal development of participants. The role will be responsible for engaging young people and recruiting…

Communications & PR – Welsh Cycling

author icon author icon 11 July 2018 author icon Vacancies

Welsh Cycling are looking to recruit a communications and PR officer as part of the Management Team who will be responsible for corporate, external and internal communications. The successful candidate will develop and coordinate a PR and communications plan that…

Social Business Wales Awards – Now Open for Applications

author icon author icon 5 July 2018 author icon News

The Social Business Wales Awards 2018 has now been officially launched. Recognising excellence amongst the social business sector in Wales, the Awards have become a fantastic platform for many different types of social businesses to celebrate the successes and achievements…

WSA and Club Solutions Join Forces to Improve Club Resilience

author icon author icon 22 June 2018 author icon News

WSA Business Development Manager Tom Sharp will be leading a Club Solutions webinar session on July 4th on how building partnerships with local businesses can help clubs on the road to resilience. We know at the WSA that sustainability is…

Board Volunteers – How Women Leaders Can Help Shape the Future of Sport

author icon author icon 8 June 2018 author icon News

2018’s list of the world’s highest paid athletes published by Forbes this week has no women in the top 100. This is a stark reminder that the significant gender pay gap in global sport is reflective of a much broader…

Fancy a Place in a Race? Cardiff Half Spaces Available

author icon author icon 10 May 2018 author icon News

As a partner of the WSA, the NSPCC in Wales is offering our members the chance to take part in the now fully booked Cardiff University Cardiff Half Marathon on Sunday October 7th 2018. If you choose to run for…

Welsh Racketsports Join Forces for Children’s Easter Showcase Event

author icon author icon 22 March 2018 author icon News

Table Tennis Wales, Badminton Wales, Tennis Wales and Squash Wales have come together to offer a unique experience for children during the Easter school holidays. The camp at the National Centre in Cardiff on April 4th will give children aged 7-11…

National Apprenticeship Week- The Value of Apprenticeships to Sport

author icon author icon 8 March 2018 author icon News

As National Apprenticeship Week comes to an end, we’ve focused on WSA member Urdd Gobaith Cymru’s Apprenticeship Scheme to showcase the opportunities that are available to the sports sector via apprenticeships. As well as offering opportunities for apprentices over 18…

GDPR Support Service for WSA Members

author icon author icon 7 March 2018 author icon News

The WSA has joined forces with the GDPR Alliance for Wales, to bring to you, our members, additional support to help you on your journey to becoming fully compliant with GDPR. The following services are available to all WSA members,…

Wales Outdoor Activity Clubs Survey 2018

author icon author icon 2 March 2018 author icon News

The Outdoor Partnership are beginning a wide ranging outdoor activity research project in Wales in collaboration with Bangor University and with the support of National Governing Bodies. The aim of the research is to build on our current understanding of…

New Business Development Manager at the WSA

author icon author icon 23 February 2018 author icon News

The Welsh Sports Association is delighted to welcome Business Development Manager, Tom Sharp, to our team. Tom’s background is in Digital, working on the agency side; developing relationships, understanding customer requirements, scoping technical solutions and implementing strategic recommendations.  With a…

Women in Sport – Survey

author icon author icon 23 February 2018 author icon News

Sport Wales are working with Women in Sport as part of a UK research project and are asking for your help. Women in Sport is undertaking a survey to explore the experiences of women and men in the sport, physical…

WSA to Fly the Flag for Welsh Sport at Wales Week in London 2018

author icon author icon 23 February 2018 author icon News

The Welsh Sports Association (WSA) is looking to highlight the positive impact of Welsh Sport during Wales Week in London 2018, the annual celebration of Wales which kicks off on February 24th. Established in 2017, Wales Week in London is a coordinated…

WSA Launches Political Monitoring Service for Members

author icon author icon 26 January 2018 author icon News

Following consultation with members, the Welsh Sports Association is launching a new political monitoring service. Physical activity through sport and active recreation has never been more important to public policy objectives than it is now. With ill-health caused by inactivity…

Garfield Weston Foundation Celebrates 60th Anniversary with One-Off Charitable Fund

author icon author icon 18 January 2018 author icon News

The Garfield Weston Foundation has reached its sixtieth year of grant giving in the UK and has chosen to celebrate with a new one-off fund that offers grants of between £30,000 and £150,000 to registered charities, CIOs, places of worship…

New One-Stop Shop for Sports Coach Insurance in Wales

author icon author icon 18 January 2018 author icon News

The Welsh Sports Association has teamed up with insurance experts Integro and Sportscover to develop a unique insurance product designed specifically for coaches in Wales (available here). As the umbrella body for sport in Wales, we’ve worked with our members…

Welsh ParaSnowsport Athletes Selected to Represent Team GB

author icon author icon 12 January 2018 author icon News

WSA members Snowsports Cymru are delighted that two Welsh ParaSnowsport Athletes have been selected to represent Team GB at the Paralympics in Korea in March 2018. Cardif based Menna Fitzpatrick is a visually impaired skier (has 5% vision) and skis…