SPORT ADMINISTRATORS COURSE CONDUCTED BY OLYMPIC COUNCIL OF MALAYSIA
Olympic Council of Malaysia organised the Sport Administrators Course (SAC) for 34 participants, from 16 to 18 August 2019 at the Hotel Excelsior Ipoh, Perak.
The Course was conducted by the Assistant Secretary General of Olympic Council of Malaysia, Ms. Moira Tan Siew See and her team of facilitators.
The Opening Ceremony of the Course was officiated by Y.B. Howard Lee Chuan How, the Perak State Executive Councillor for Youth, Sports and Human Development, on Friday, 16 August 2019.
Y.B. Howard Lee in his opening speech mentioned that as we celebrate the success in sport, we must not forget to come back to the basic development, which is the development at grassroots level.
“We hope to see more courses like the Sport Administrators Course (SAC) to be held for capacity building of sport administrators in Perak” added Y.B. Howard Lee.
Prof. Dato’ Dr. Shamala Subramaniam, Vice President of OCM and Chairperson of the OCM Education & Training Committee, made a special effort to go to Ipoh to meet all the participants on Saturday, 17 August 2019. She mentioned that officials at grassroots level played an important role in identifying and developing talented athletes to become national and international champions. She encouraged all participants to continue working hard in their respective fields.
The Closing Ceremony was officiated by Mr. Mazlan Mohamad, the Deputy Director of Perak State Sports Council. He thanked the OCM for conducting the SAC in Perak again after 2018. He urged all participants to utilise the knowledge learned for the development of sports in Perak.