The World Academy of Sport (WAoS) delivers learning programmes for sports and event participants - athletes, managers, administrators, officials and coaches - through a series of tailored educational programmes.
The world's leading International Federations and associated organisations

At the Academy’s core are the International Sport Federations (IFs) that have recognised the need to complement their service offering to their members with the education programmes and infrastructure that the WAoS provides. The following IFs have created sport specific education academies and education programmes in partnership with the WAoS:

  • International Rugby Board
  • International Skiing Federation
  • International Netball Federation
  • International Basketball
  • International Paralympic Committee
  • International Cricket Council
  • International Hockey Federation
  • Badminton Word Federation

The education programmes are always developed and tailored to suit the specific requirement of the sport. The delivery mechanism is adapted to suit regional, cultural and time requirements of each sport.

World basketball's governing federation, formed by 213 national federations throughout the world
The International Ski Federation governs skiing and snowboard disciplines
Building partnerships throughout world cricket
Developing the game of netball throughout the world
The global governing body of the Paralympic Movement
World Rugby runs its Administrators Academy in partnership with the World Academy of Sport
Developing Badminton activities from schools programmes through to elite international tournaments
Developing the sport of hockey throughout its 128 member associations.
Creating new competition opportunities for wrestling under a modern brand of UWW