Determinants of the Handball Development Project: The Case of Sendafa District, Oromia Region.

Dawit, Tirfu (2014) Determinants of the Handball Development Project: The Case of Sendafa District, Oromia Region. Masters thesis, Addis Ababa University.

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Sport is a vital one for social, cultural and economical development of society. It is a very important instrument in the creation of modern economy. Understanding this situation in Ethiopia, Sport Commission designed establishment of projects from the grass root level on different discipline among which handball is the one. However, the performance of the project is not in a position as it has been expected. This study is therefore, to investigate the determinants of handball project in Oromia region Sendafa center.The main issues considered are selection of coaches, quality of coaches, trainee’s recruitment, management problem, coordination work among concerned bodies, trainees family and community support, the standard of field, equipment and facilities and interest of trainees and trainers. To conduct this study descriptive survey method was employed. Data were gathered from 40 trainees, 4 coaches, 12 town and woreda youth and sport affairs management members, 4 regional and zonal experts and 12 trainees family. Purposive sampling was carried out. The data for the study was obtained through questionnaires, interview and observations. Both qualitative and quantitative data were collected. Qualitative data were narrated and interpreted. Whereas, percentage was used to analyze quantitative data. The result indicated that the coaches and trainees selected randomly with out standard selection method and talent identification, coaches have no required quality, no coordination work among stakeholders, there is a management problem, project facility and equipment is inadequate, there is lack of incentive for both trainee and coaches, and their interest is also low. Thus, it is recommended that result and professional based coach selection should be in place, coaches refreshment training /up dating should be carried out twice a year, trainees should be selected using talent identification, governmental concerned bodies should carried out close and regular supervision, the project should have well organized short and long term plan, regular reporting system should be in place, strong coordination among stakeholders, fulfilling the required facilities and equipment. Key words:-Determinants, project, development, handball, trainees, managements, coach.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Africana
Depositing User: Selom Ghislain
Date Deposited: 01 Oct 2018 13:00
Last Modified: 01 Oct 2018 13:00

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