Bodies of Sport
Sports Council for Northern Ireland works closely with the
governing bodies of sport in Northern Ireland.
The Councilís role is to provide advice and guidance to
assist governing bodies with the management of their sports,
including such areas as strategic planning, sourcing funding,
employment matters and good practice, in a range of areas.
undertaking this role, the Sports Council organises courses and
seminars identified to meet the needs of governing bodies.
the past year, the Sports Council has invested approximately £0.75
million in governing body programmes.
This investment has enabled:
employment of staff;
training and education of coaches, officials and
organisation of participation programmes and,
preparation of talented performers for competitive events.
are currently 79 governing bodies recognised by the Sports Council
for Northern Ireland:
of these are Northern Ireland based governing bodies, eg Irish
Football Association, Netball Northern Ireland;
are branches of Irish governing bodies, eg Ulster Council GAA,
Ulster Branch Tennis Ireland, and
are branches of UK governing bodies, eg N I Athletics
Federation and N I Judo Federation.
access the list of Governing Bodies please click
further information contact either: [email protected]
or [email protected]