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I am currently studying sports management (B.A Level) which covers sports event organisation, marketing and stadium management at London Metropolitan University. Below is a list of my qualifications and the experiences that i have collected during my time traveling around various parts of Tanzania, and Europe. It is these qualifications and experiences that have helped me form a basis of opinion and has been my inspiriation to bring about a sporting change in Tanzania. As it is my dream for young Tanzanian’s to have the same chances of sporting success as those around the world.

Below is a summary of the sports qualifications and experience of Israel Saria, the website author


Sports Experience:

  • YMCA London, Professional Gym Instructor Award Level 2 including Circuit Training Module Level 2 and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (Andover, Hampshire)
  • Registered Gym Instructor for England and Wales (Level 2) and Coach (Register of Exercise Professionals) License Number: ROOO6198
  • Leipzig University, Germany, Diploma in Physical Education and Volleyball Coaching
  • Sports Aid Programme, Certificate in Coaching children, Dar es Salaam
  • International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Level 2 Coaching
  • Sports Olympic Solidarity Programme, Cert. In Sports Administration, Tanzania
  • International FIVB, Level 1 Coaching Certificate
  • Sports Aid Programme, Certificate in Volleyball coaching, Tanzania
  • Dar es Salaam Sports for All Programme, Certificate in Sports General
  • Assistant Secretary General of the Tanzania Volleyball Association (TAVA)
    • Planned and scheduled annual events for the 18 regional Volleyball Associations nationwide; Arranged meetings and represented TAVA in National Sports Council meetings; Head of Delegation for the National Volleyball team to Nairobi, Kenya, during Zone 5 qualifications.
  • Local course Coordinator for FIVB Sports Aid Programme courses, Tanzania
    • Facilitated contact between instructors, course participants and sponsors
  • Chairman of TAVA Technical and Organising Committee
    • Monitored club activities and coordinating tournaments nation-wide
    • Advised on development of volleyball activities in Tanzania
    • Ensured coaching adhered to national standards and that the rules of the game were abided by
    • Disseminated information on amendments to the rules of the game and other technical aspects
    • Acted as spokesperson for the organisation on technical issues
  • Secretary General of Dodoma Regional Volleyball Association (DOREVA)
    • Coordinated day to day activities and arranged meetings
    • Registered clubs and conducting seminars
    • Acted as a link between the Association and the Regional Government
    • Sourced sponsorship for volleyball
    • Set up and coordinated tournaments
  • Volleyball coach with UMITASHUMTA Dodoma girls and boys to national level Member of National
    • UMITASHUMTA is inter-primary schools games in Tanzania
    • Cup holder for six consecutive years in girls category
    • Local coordinator of Bonite International Volleyball Tournament in Moshi
    • Member of National UMITASHUMTA Technical Committee

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