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At NIS,we train you to become a Professional Sports Coach/Manager

Dedicated to higher performance

Prof. Olawale A. MORONKOLA

Director General/CEO, National Institute for Sports

About NIS

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:

  1. pursue the advancement of learning in specialized areas of sports development including management;
  2. conduct specialized professional coaching courses and research at various levels of Sports

Admission in progress for Jamb candidates

Good news to all JAMB candidates seeking to build a professional career in Sports. National Institute for Sports has been accredited by the National Board for Technical Education (NABTE) to run the following programmes:

  1. National Diploma in Sports Coaching and Training – 2 Years
  2. National Diploma in Sports Management – 2 Years
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Time is running out. Limited space is available.   For more information, and further inquiries call: 08023034630, 08033859591 or email: info@nis.gov.ng

ADMISSION INTO 2022 BASIC COACHING AND 2023 PROFESSIONAL COACHING AND SPORTS MANAGEMENT COURSES

Applications are hereby requested from suitably qualified candidates in Nigeria and other English-speaking countries for professional courses in sports coaching and sports management.
A) BASIC COACHING COURSE – 3 months (Non-Residential) LAGOS ONLY (OCT – DEC 2022)

Entry Requirements: Veteran Athletes of not less than 30 years of age with a minimum of 3 GCE O/L credits/merits or its equivalence plus 2 years cognate experience

CHOICE OF SPORTS: Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Boxing, Chess, Cycling, Dart, Football, Gymnastics, Handball, Hockey, Judo, Karate, Powerlifting, Scrabble, Swimming, Table Tennis, Taekwondo Traditional Sports, Volleyball, Weightlifting and Wrestling.

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B) ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN COACHING – 1 Year (Non-Residential)

Entry Requirements:

i. S.S.C.E./G.C.E O/L or Teachers Grade II Certificate with a minimum of 5 credits or 5 Merits at a sitting or two (2) sittings in relevant subjects including English and Mathematics.

ii. Candidate with NIS Basic Certificate with entry requirement in (i) above has a better advantage.

C). PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN SPORTS COACHING – 1 YEAR (Non-Residential)

– Sports Psychology

– Sports Coaching

– Fitness and Conditioning

Entry Requirements:

i. NIS Higher Diploma Coaching

ii. A Degree in Physical Education, Health Education or any discipline from any recognized Institution.

iii. HND and NCE (PHE) holders from recognized Institution.

D. PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN SPORTS MANAGEMENT – 1 YEAR (Non-Residential)

– Sports Business and Personnel Management

– Sports Administration

– Sports Marketing

– Sports Journalism

Entry Requirement:

i. NIS Higher Diploma in Sports Management, Marketing, and Sports Journalism.

ii. A Degree in Physical and Health Education, and other relevant fields.

iii. HND and NCE (PHE) holders from recognized Institution.

NIS with five medals at the 2021 REGAN Games

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Our Leadership Team

Prof. Olawale A. MORONKOLA

Director General/CEO, NIS

Adeneye, M. A.

Registrar, NIS

Ichado, O. Reuben

Bursar, NIS

Dr. Folorunsho, A. Lanre

Deputy/Ag. Institute Librarian

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