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Are you the WSA’s next Board Member?

author icon author icon 31 May 2019 author icon News

The Welsh Sports Association (WSA) has seen considerable growth in recent years – both in terms of membership numbers and in the variety of services that we are able to provide for our members. As we look to continue our…

Watkin Davies: Proudly supporting Sport in Wales

author icon author icon 24 May 2019 author icon News

Watkin Davies Insurance Consultants have teamed up with the Welsh Sports Association (WSA) to provide insurance and risk management advice to its members. The WSA is the independent umbrella body who support and represent the sport sector in Wales. Watkin…

Deputy Minister Launches Adventure Smart UK to Help People Stay Safe Outdoors

author icon author icon 17 May 2019 author icon News

People enjoying the coast and countryside across Wales and England are being encouraged to be ‘AdventureSmart’ with the launch of a new outdoor safety campaign – AdventureSmartUK. At a reception at the Pierhead Building, Cardiff Bay this week, Deputy Minister…

Sport Development Manager – Aneurin Leisure Trust

author icon author icon 30 April 2019 author icon Vacancies

Aneurin Leisure Trust is looking for a Sports Development Manager to establish, deliver and manage a combination of sport development opportunities within the community. Salary: Scale 7 (£29,345 – £32,554 per annum) Hours: 37 hrs per week View the Job Advert View…

Communications & Marketing Manager – Welsh Gymnastics

author icon author icon 25 April 2019 author icon Vacancies

Welsh Gymnastics is seeking to appoint a dynamic and forward-thinking Communications and Marketing Manager to join our passionate and knowledgeable team based in the Welsh Gymnastics Office in Sport Wales National Centre, Cardiff. Welsh Gymnastics is the National Governing Body…

CEO – Welsh Rugby Players Association

author icon author icon 23 April 2019 author icon Vacancies

The Welsh Rugby Players Association (WRPA) seeks to appoint an experienced and motivated CEO who will lead the association and its members. The WRPA is a non-profit organisation which aims to promote and protect the welfare of its members by…

Sport Wales Board Member x 4

author icon author icon 23 April 2019 author icon Vacancies

Sport Wales are currently looking for four Board members, one of which must be a Welsh speaker. The Board of Sport Wales provides leadership and governance to Sport Wales and performs the important role of scrutinising all of Sport Wales’s…

Welsh Gymnastics Head of Development (Maternity Cover) 

author icon author icon 16 April 2019 author icon Vacancies

Welsh Gymnastics is seeking to appoint a dynamic and forward-thinking Head of Development to lead our passionate and knowledgeable team based across Wales. Welsh Gymnastics is the National Governing Body for gymnastics in Wales. It is a highly regarded sport…

Would you like to explore online fundraising, receive free training and unlock heaps of match funding? 

author icon author icon 16 April 2019 author icon News

WSA has paired with Localgiving to offer our members the chance to explore online fundraising. Localgiving is a not-for-profit that supports 350 groups in Wales to raise money through online appeals and by encouraging fundraisers. They can help you to…

Orchard Teams Up with UEFA Again on Champions League Final

author icon author icon 16 April 2019 author icon News

WSA media and events partner, Orchard, has won a competitive tender to manage the UEFA Champions Festival at this year’s UEFA Champions League Final in Madrid in June – a reflection of the firm’s international event capabilities, and a great…

How Traveleads’ technology can provide BIG benefits to sports clubs and organisations

author icon author icon 10 April 2019 author icon News

Travel technology has come on in leaps and bounds over the last decade, enabling travel companies to develop various reliable self-booking options for their clients. UK travel management company  ‘Traveleads’  has always charted ahead of the curve, maintaining a commitment…

Welsh Sports Association Joins Forces with Welsh Hearts to Raise Heart Health Awareness Through Screening

author icon author icon 28 March 2019 author icon News

Hidden heart conditions can pose a real risk for participants in sport and physical activity, so the issue of heart screening is of huge importance to the members of the Welsh Sports Association.  We are therefore delighted to be supporting…

CofioRobin Trust Grants for Young Athletes in North Wales

author icon author icon 15 March 2019 author icon News

Up to £2000 is now available for sporting stars up to the age of 25 in Conwy in Gwynedd from the CofioRobin Memorial Trust. Awarded twice a year, the application process is now open for the latest round of funding….

The goal to move more women into Welsh sport’s top roles

author icon author icon 12 March 2019 author icon News

Reflecting on last week’s International Women’s Day, Jan Hughes, Director of Acorn Executive Search, shares her thoughts on getting more women involved with sports boards… As a stellar year for Welsh sport, 2018 saw numerous accolades for Welsh women, including…

Three ways to boost your organisation’s operational agility

author icon author icon 19 February 2019 author icon News

Continuing Sport:80’s Digital Transformation series, Chief Operating Officer, Jonny Turner discusses three ways to improve operational agility within your organisation. At Sport:80 we believe technology should be an enabler. It should help you be more productive, allow you to capitalise on…

Scoping for WSA Membership Platform

author icon author icon 13 February 2019 author icon None

Scope questionnaire for membership platform

Doorstep Sport Advisor (DSA) Dyfed-Powys – Street Games

author icon author icon 12 February 2019 author icon Vacancies

StreetGames Doorstep Sport Advisor  StreetGames are looking for the suitable person with experience of working in sport, youth, or the criminal justice sector. Candidates should also have experience working with disadvantaged communities and the skills to be able to support…

How Digital Transformation can improve your customer service

author icon author icon 12 February 2019 author icon News

The latest instalment of the Sport:80 Digital Transformation series focuses on customer experience and global best practice. Last week, Sport:80’s Jack Waddingham (pictured) introduced Digital Transformation and its five core areas (covered in this useful graphic). Today, he’ll look at USA Archery’s journey to improve…

Digital Transformation: What does it mean and why do we need to know?

author icon author icon 8 February 2019 author icon News

Technology is here to stay, so to shed light on what digital transformation means in the context of the sport and recreation sector, digital experts Sport:80 have teamed up with the Welsh Sports Association to bring you a series of informative blogs,…

RYA Cymru Wales Chief Executive Phil Braden passes away

author icon author icon 31 January 2019 author icon News

The RYA’s thoughts are with Phil’s family, friends and colleagues at this sad time RYA Cymru Wales is very saddened to announce the passing of Chief Executive Phil Braden too early in life following a period of illness. He leaves…