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UIPM Headquarters

 

UIPM HEADQUARTERS

The Headquarters office for the UIPM is located in the Principality of Monaco. The office has been in Monaco since 1998. Prior to this the office was located in Denmark and Sweden.

The Headquarters are managed by Secretary General, Mrs Shiny Fang.

Shiny Fang

Secretary-General

Shiny Fang, former athlete of Synchronizing swimming and Gymnastics Aerobics, head coach, international judge, professor of Sun Yat-Sen University (1999-2006), and chief instructor for a series of educational programs. She has been involved in sports industry and international relations since 2004, and part time responsible for UIPM International Affairs since 2008. As Vice Competition Manager for 2008 Olympic Games (2007-2008), and Competition Manager for 2010 Asian Games (2009-2010), she has been awarded as “Excellence of the Year”, “Organizing Proficient” and “Young Expert of Administration”. As the elected Vice President of International Cheer Union (2010-2014-2018), Shiny Fang was also supervisor of Sports Presentation in different multi-sport Games. She is currently the ASOIF Sports Development and Education Consultative Group Member.


Valérie Russo

Administration Director
uipm@pentathlon.org

Valérie is in charge of the UIPM Headquarters Administration, Finances and Human Resources. She is managing the Finances from budgeting to accounting for all UIPM activities. She also acts as the primary contact for National Federations, Committees and other international sports organizations as well as for local governmental authorities and partners in Monaco. Valérie has been an athlete in windsurfing before completing her studies at the University of Paris XI with a diploma in “Business & Administrations Management”. Subsequently she worked in the marine industry and for other sports organizations before joining the UIPM.


Philipp Waeffler

Competition Manager and University Project Manager
competition@pentathlon.org
university@pentathlon.org

Philipp has a pedagogical degree in teaching, a post-graduate specialization in secondary school education, and a post-graduate diploma in sport management and coaching. He has worked as a teacher, as coach and team manager in professional sports as well as in the private industry, specialized in international project management.
Philipp was an elite Pentathlete and competed at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games and several major championships for Switzerland. For the last 10 years he has been working as a National Team coach for Canada and Great Britain. His athletes competed in the 2004 Athens, 2008 Beijing and recent 2012 London Olympic Games. Within the UIPM he is now working as a competitions manager and is also coordinating the university projects.


Maxime Papillon

Development Manager
development@pentathlon.org

Maxime is responsible for all UIPM development programs such as the World School Biathlon, Biathle, Triathle and Tetrathlon. He leads on the creation of the practice manuals used by actual and new NFs, Confederations and Local Organisers. He is also taking care of Coaches certificates project and UIPM Instructor Groups regarding to UIPM development strategies.


Alexandre França

Operation Manager
operations@pentathlon.org

Alexandre França has been coaching Brazil National Team in the three last editions of the Olympic Games. He has degrees in Military Sciences and Physical Education, with a Master in Military Operations as well as a Ph. D. in Biochemistry of Exercise, in progress. Other than his experience in Modern Pentathlon he has been in Army for more than 20 years acting mainly as a Chief Financial Officer and as a Professor. After to conclude IOC Advanced Sports Management Course, in the last years he has also worked closely to Brazil Olympic Committee in projects management and consulting. As our Operation Manager Alex is responsible to run projects which supports different UIPM areas such as development, competitions and educational.


Tamer Samy

IT Manager
it@pentathlon.org

Tamer is responsible for the Information and Technology of UIPM. He is also responsible for the Competition Management System, UIPM Results System, UIPM Event Organization System, part of targets on site service, athletes database and World Rankings.


Coralie Kreidel

Office & Logistics Manager
office@pentathlon.org

As Office & Logistic Manager Coralie performs duties during the competitions including the coordination of equipment shipments, financing and the organisation of travel, accommodation and transportation for all UIPM family. Liasing with the Local Organising Committees, Coralie also provides protocol guidance for special guests in competitions. At the office, she works to ensure the headquarters function in a orderly manner, also assisting all departments in their specific needs. Coralie worked for UIPM from 2008 to 2011 and after some experience in other sports organisations is back to the UIPM family.


Leandro Pontes

Media & Promotion Manager
media@pentathlon.org
promotion@pentathlon.org

Leandro is responsible for creating contents and developing strategies for the UIPM online platforms, contents management in special UIPM publications and media relations. During the UIPM events, Leandro oversees the successful implementation of all non-competition aspects such as marketing properties, sports presentation and sports activation. He also provides assistance on advertisement and TV broadcasting from strategic conception to inception.


Radka Hajkova

Anti-Doping Manager
anti-doping@pentathlon.org

Radka’s duties for UIPM are for matters relating to the UIPM Anti-Doping programme. She is the liaison for the athletes in the UIPM Registered Testing Pool, administrator for the ADAMs (The Anti-Doping Administration & Management System developed by WADA) including results, reports, data and mission management, and ensures the Anti-Doping Education section of the UIPM website has available all the information necessary for education in the prevention of doping, management of Therapeutic Use Exemptions (TUEs) and links to the latest news, information and documentation relating to WADA.


Leki Lai

Administration Assistant
secretariat@pentathlon.org

Leki assists the administration works inside the UIPM and is the assistant of UIPM Secretary General. She is also working on international events registrations, accreditation, travel chart, accommodation and transportation arrangement, and assists the UIPM Headquarters colleagues for any particular work internally.

 

CONTACT DETAILS

For all general enquiries, please email
uipm@pentathlon.org

UIPM – Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne

Stade Louis II, Entree E
13 av. des Castelans
98000 Monte Carlo
Monaco
Tel: +377 9777 8555
Fax: +377 9777 8550

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