During the month of June the Center of Excellence for Sport Science and Coach Education hosted a seven person delegation from the Ministry of Youth and Sport in Indonesia. The Delegation was led by the Deputy Minister of Sport Empowerment, Dr. Junusul Hairy,M.S.,AIFO. accompanying the delegation was there interpreter Dr. Dewi Lange.
The goal of the visit was to improve the quality of the framework within Indonesia of Human Resources in the field of physical education and sport and also to establish contacts and communications with sports institutions within the USA. The delegation focused on a study to compare standardisation,accreditation and certification systems in sport within the USA. The delegation visited ETSU for five days and had several very productive meetings. It was suggested by both the delegation and the office of International Affairs here at ETSU that we try to maintain a lasting relationship with the Indonesian party. Dr. Hari Amirullah Rachman, M. Pd one of the delegation, teaches at the University of Northern Indonesia and he showed great interest in an exchange program with ESTU. It was a very successful and profitable visit and we look forward to a lasting relationship with the Ministry of Youth and Sport for Indonesia.