2nd European Meeting of Coaches Associations and Coaching Organisations

The meeting will be organised in Athens, Greece in cooperation with Hellenic Federation of Sports Coaches and Trainers (POPA) on 23-24 May 2016

The ICCE and its continental group European Coaching Council would like to invite you and your organisation to the 2nd European Meeting of Coaches Associations and Coaching Organisations. After a successful 1st European Meeting in Cologne, Germany in April 2014 we wish to continue with shaping up the representation of sport coaches and sport coaching on European level.

The aim of the meeting is to share best practice from countries and sports with long experience in the field; showcase and discuss the cooperation between national and continental associations of coaches and coaching organisations, their cooperation with national and international/European governing bodies. We also intend to discuss issues related to the coaching professions and debate on future representation at the European level.

Tentative Schedule

May 23 (Monday):

14:00 - 18:00 Session 1;

19:00 Official Dinner by Ministry of Tourism

May 24 (Tuesday):

09:00 - 13:00 Session 2



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John Bales - Introducing the ICCE

Michael Barda - Union of Professional Coaches

Jose Curado - Coaches Assocations: Past and Present

Closing session and conclusions

Agata Dziarnowska - EU Sport Policy in relation with sport coaching

ECC - Ethical Coaching

Juan Maria Gavalda - Spanish Assocation of Basketball Coaches

Henk-Jan Geelen - NL Coach: The representative of trainers and coaches

Greek National Tourism Organisation - Sport Tourism Opportunities in Greece

Javier Imbroda Ortiz - Thoughts of a manager

Brian McGuinness - British Swimming Coaches Assocation: Coaches supporting coaches

Pekka Potinkara - The Finnish Coaches Assocations: Volunteer and professional coaches

Hellenic Federation of Sports Coaches and Trainers (POPA)

Nikolaus Constantin Theodorou - Fix the Fixing

POPA - Thank you letter to participants

Attendance Fees

Meeting Package Options ADVANCE PAYMENT 
until March 21st 
or after March 21st
Single room with breakfast 1 night 155.00 € 165.00 €
Twin room with breakfast 1 night/person 110.00 € 130.00 €
Single room with breakfast 2 nights 260.00 € 280.00 €
Twin room with breakfast 2 nights/person 170.00 € 185.00 €
Conference participation only (full program included) 50.00 € 60.00 €
Additional overnight in single with breakfast 105.00 € 105.00 €
Additional overnight in twin with breakfast/person 60.00 € 60.00 €

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The meeting will be organised in Athens, Greece in cooperation with Hellenic Federation of Sports Coaches and Trainers (POPA) on 23-24 May 2016 at:


Eptalofou Street 13-15
15124 Marousi

A direct suburban train connects the airport with Neratziotissa station, the hotel is only a short walk from there. The Hotel is situated very close to 'The Mall’ shopping center, the metro (suburban train) also connects directly with the city center, Attiki Odos and the 2004 Olympic Stadium.

For information, please contact us at:

10 Tenarou str. | Dafni | Athens | Attica 17237 | Greece

Tel. +30 210 82 22 949

Fax. +30 210 82 22 949

Mobile. +30 6972391087

Email. info@popa.gr

Website. http://www.popa.gr

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