Prof. Olawale A. MORONKOLA
Director General/CEO, National Institute for Sports
The National Institute for Sports (NIS) was conceptualized in 1972. It was formally established in 1974 by the Administration of then Head of State and Commander in-Chief of Armed Forces of Nigeria, Gen. Yakubu Gowon based on the need by the government to improve Nigeria’s performance in international sporting competition. The Law granting its autonomy, Decree 31 was promulgated on the 8th of July 1992. The National Institute for Sports is a research and training Institute. It is a Parastatal of the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports.
MANDATES OF NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR SPORTS (NIS)
The NIS mandates as specified in the Decree – now an Act are as follows:
- pursue the advancement of learning in specialized areas of sports development including management;
- conduct specialized professional coaching courses and research at various levels of Sports
Advanced Coaching, Diploma and Higher Diploma Coaching/Management admission forms still on sale.
23rd January 2022: 08023034630 OR 08033859591 for assistance now
CHOICE OF SPORTS:
Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Boxing, Cycling, Dart, Football, Gymnastics, Handball, Judo, Karate, Power-lifting, Squash, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Taekwondo Traditional Sports, Volleyball, Weightlifting and Wrestling.
Entry Requirement: Veteran Athletes of not less than 30 years of age with a minimum of 3 GCE O/L credits/merits or its equivalence including English and Mathematics and any other subject plus 2 years cognate experience.
Director General, NIS at the 2021 Youth Games, Ilorin with Director of Sports, Illorin
Video by AIT News Hour (2021, October)
2022 ACADEMIC SESSION INTERVIEW
Interview for Regular & Basic Coaching course:
Date: To be announced soon (call: 08023034630 OR 08033859591)
Venues: NIS, National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos
NIS, Package B, National Stadium Abuja
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