Office Administration

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In order to strategically improve its office administration, ICSSPE has included several measures to take in the strategic plan. As a starting point, ICSSPE will analyse current office administration manuals. This annual audit at the end of each year will reevaluate the complete-ness and adequateness of all manuals and procedures to ensure a continuous improvement. Gaps identified in the manuals and missing procedures will be summarized in a written report about the internal audit.


This report will be submitted to ICSSPE’s Executive Board by the Executive Director. Subsequently gaps and issues identified will be addressed by the ICSSPE office staff. ICSSPE will develop missing internal office administration manuals and procedures as well as update existing internal office administration documents.


A detailed set of all internal office documents will be readily available and accessible in the office by paid staff, the Executive Board and the members. All changes will be made in accordance with German labour laws. Manuals will address issues including but not limited to:


  • Office operation manuals;
  • Hiring and leave procedures and policy;
  • Internal conflict handling policy and procedures;
  • Policy and procedures for terminating services of paid staff;
  • Policy on handling confidential documents;
  • Policy on harassment and victimization.

The following officers and staff members are leading on this Key Performance Area:


Dr Uri Schaefer, President

Dr Uri Schaefer has been leading ICSSPE since 2014. With his experience at the interface of research, education and policy development, the ICSSPE President is a welcome guest speaker at many international events.

He is a strong promoter of low-threshold and equal access to physical activity for all members of society. He is a 1998 recipient of the Israel Olympic Committee Award for Outstanding Leadership and Contribution to Coach Education, and was elected to the International Jewish Hall of Fame in 2017.

You can contact him at uschaefer/at/


Detlef Dumon, Executive Director

Detlef Dumon (GER) has been the Executive Direct of the International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education (ICSSPE) since 2007. In his role, he is the link between academic experts, policy makers in governments, public administration and organised sports.


Liaising with leading ministerial officials and international organisation within the UN system, he has been involved in the development of several global and national policies. A valued communicator and moderator, he has been instrumental in the effective collaboration between ministries, governmental and non-governmental organisations.


You can contact him at ddumon/at/


Andrea Blume, Membership Affairs Manager

Andrea Blume (GER) has been working at the International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education (ICSSPE) since 2005 and is managing ICSSPE membership affaires, finances as well as the Executive Office.


She is interested in all kinds of sport related topics as well as organisational tasks and challenges.


You can contact her at ablume/at/