Management strategies of the Asociación Paraguaya de Tenis with the Olympic Solidarity Programmes
Keywords:IOC, management, development, strategy, structure
The National Tennis Federations (NTFs) are the governing organisations of tennis at the national level. They are affiliated to their respective Regional Federations, their National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and the International Tennis Federation (ITF). Olympic Solidarity (OS) is an organisation of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that helps NOCs to develop the sport in their countries through a range of programmes targeting athletes, coaches, infrastructure, programmes, events, and values. The purpose of this article is to reflect on the importance of an efficient and professional collaboration between the NFs and OS, through the NOCs, to use the available resources to improve the management of tennis development at national level. After outlining some general aspects regarding the different organisations and their programmes, a section is included in which the strategies carried out by the Asociación Paraguaya de Tenis are presented to serve as an example of good practice for other NFs.
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