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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…

The GDPR Toolkit

author icon author icon 2 February 2018 author icon News

What You Need To Know About the Changes to Data Protection Sports clubs and associations holding the personal data (i.e. information that identifies a living individual) about a number of individuals including employees, members, volunteers, athletes, coaches and others. In…

Board Members – Sport Wales

author icon author icon 30 January 2018 author icon NewsVacancies

Sport Wales, the national Welsh Government Sponsored Body responsible for developing and promoting sport and active lifestyles is recruiting new Board members. Sport Wales is a Welsh Government Sponsored Public Body and is funded largely by grant-in-aid from the Welsh Government. …

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…

Recognition for Welsh Sport in New Year’s Honours List

author icon author icon 5 January 2018 author icon News

The great achievements of individuals in Welsh sport have again been recognised in the Queen’s 2018 New Years honours list. Among the recipients are WSA Board member Jon Morgan, who has been made an OBE for his services to disability…

Season’s Greetings from the WSA – 2017’s Highlights

author icon author icon 20 December 2017 author icon News

As we draw to the end of another great year for sport in Wales, we wanted to take this opportunity to reflect on the year gone by, and give a sneak peak as to what’s in store for 2018… For…

Great Night for WSA Members at the Welsh Sports Awards 2017

author icon author icon 8 December 2017 author icon News

Welsh Sports Association members Disability Sport Wales and Street Games were among the winners at the celebration of sporting achievement this week, which saw Sport Wales and BBC Wales join forces once again to hold the country’s biggest annual sporting…

Programme of Events Launched to Promote Wales Week in London 2018

author icon author icon 7 December 2017 author icon News

The Welsh Sports Association has been named as one of the key sponsors of Wales Week in London 2018, the annual celebration promoting Wales and its business in London. The marketing initiative that was first held in March 2017 to…

Building the Business Case for Boardroom Success

author icon author icon 7 December 2017 author icon News

As a sector, we’ve a great track record of drawing on commercial expertise to help us deliver more effectively and efficiently, but there’s so much more we can do to support sport and business to build stronger relationships that benefit…

Team Wales Chiefs Hail WSA Team Manager Training

author icon author icon 17 November 2017 author icon News

The WSA’s Team Manager training has received ringing endorsements from Wales’ Commonwealth Games chiefs this week. Following the two day training course held at the National Centre, Team Wales’ Chef De Mission, Prof. Nicola Phillips said: “Having someone a step…

A Game Changer – the Impact of GDPR on Sports Clubs and Associations

author icon author icon 24 October 2017 author icon News

Sports clubs and associations holding the personal data (i.e. information that identifies a living individual) about a number of individuals including employees, members, volunteers, athletes, coaches and others. In which case, you will need to be aware of the General…

Exciting new range of roles at Cricket Wales

author icon author icon 5 October 2017 author icon News

In support of both the Cricket Wales’ Strategy ‘Clearing the Boundaries’ and the ECB ‘Cricket Unleashed’ plan for cricket, Cricket Wales is pleased to announce a range of part time exciting new roles to work across North, South West and…

Welsh Government Publishes Prosperity Strategy

author icon author icon 20 September 2017 author icon News

First Minister Carwyn Jones announced the publication of “Prosperity for All”, an overarching, national strategy to delivering key Welsh Government priorities. Building on the commitments in the Programme for Government, the strategy is “designed to drive integration and collaboration across the Welsh public…

WSA Extends Safeguarding Training

author icon author icon 29 August 2017 author icon News

At the Welsh Sports Association we are passionate about Safeguarding Sport for children and members of the workforce alike. This has been demonstrated again recently by us becoming a Licensed Workshop Partner with Coachwise and UK Coaching (formerly sportscoachUK) to…

General Data Protection Regulation – WSA’s Support to Members

author icon author icon 8 August 2017 author icon News

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be implemented from 25th May 2018. We at the WSA want to ensure our members understand exactly what will be required from you in 9 month’s time. Email Tips Geldards Law Firm, WSA’s legal…