The implementation of sports policies and procedures at professional sport clubs at the University of the Western cape
The importance of having a structure in any sport code and following them ensures better functioning of the particular sport code. The management of sport is defined as "the study and practice involved in relation to all people, activities, organizations, and businesses involved in producing, facilitating, promoting, to organizing any product that is sport, fitness, and recreation-related; and, sports products can be goods, services, people, places, or ideas" (Park house 2001) The running of a club should be looked at holistically and any flaws should be looked at holistically and any flows should be identified and corrected. This study explores the implementation of sports policies and procedures for professional sports clubs at the University of the Western Cape at theirs. Method The study employed a quantitative setting using a questionnaire administered to eight members of the selected five professional clubs of the university. Data analysis was done using Microsoft Excel. Results The results reflected the problem areas that the clubs needed to look at. Amongst these included the attendance of meetings by both executive and ordinary members, the composition of the clubs, and fines that members should receive for non-attendance at meetings. Members are encouraged to familiarise themselves with the constitution of their club.