National Administrator Course

In order for badminton to not only grow but also prosper, it is important that both the BWF and the national federations that make up its membership have clear governance structures in place. Such structures are key in achieving the transparency, accountability and responsibility that will result in careful planning and budgeting processes, along with the necessary follow-up measures to achieve long-term results.

Badminton Europe and BWF are committed to help national federations developing their administrative personnel as part of its ongoing efforts to support the growth of badminton on a worldwide level.

From the 2nd to the 3rd of November 2019, Badminton Europe (BEC) delivered the third edition of World Academy of Sport Courses in Budaörs, Hungary.

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This course will only be conducted again in 2021.

For more information about the above, please contact BEC Development & High Performance Manager, Tania Teoh at tania.teoh@badmintoneurope.com


Resources available for national federation administrators include:

  • Online National Administrators’ Programme – aimed at federations and associations looking to develop the sport in their area  
  • Face-to-Face National Administrators’ Course (CC-delivered) – aimed at individuals who perform an administrative function in their federation or association. The first face-to-face course was held in Prague from 24-26 November 2017. 
  • National Administrators’ Pathway (needs-based) – designed for active administrators from member associations or federations, as identified in the face-to-face programme, including some or all of the following:






    Administrators from our Member Associations with John Shearer, BWF Development Manager (6th from right) in Prague.

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  1. Player Pathway Programme (PPP) – short course aimed at building a systematic approach to talent identification and athlete development
  2. Sports Federation Management Programme (SFMP) – short course addressing core strategic and operational areas for administrators
  3. Postgraduate Certificate (PGC) – aimed at high-performing administrators from national federations, Continental Confederations and the BWF