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SportKompas

Who are we?

SportaMundi

Behind SportKompas stands SportaMundi, a non-profit organization that has grown out of the social activities of Ghent University. SportaMundi aims to bring relevant (sports) scientific research into practice in the form of products and/or services for governments and for social and non-profit organizations, such as schools, cities and sports federations.


SportaMundi is responsible for:

  • Supporting the implementation of SportKompas in Flemish schools and cities.
  • Assisting international organizations in the implementation of SportKompas in various countries.
  • Operating and further developing the SportKompas digital platform.
  • Monitoring the scientific foundation of SportKompas and the specifications of the test material.
  • Performing data analyses and reporting to schools, governments and researchers about the fitness of our youth, their sports participation and the evolution of the physical skills of each child.

SportKompas Team

Bruno D'Hulster

I AM
Bruno D'Hulster
I LIKE
Water sports, chi quong and wine degustation
I DO
The management and navigation as founder

Debbie Mejor

I AM
Debbie Mejor
I LIKE
Dancing, swimming, tennis and spending time with my family
I DO
The administration, coordination and communication

Elise Van der Stichelen

I AM
Elise Van der Stichelen
I LIKE
Volleyball, dancing, spending time with family and friends
I DO
The training of I DO sessions and project management of all kinds of projects within SportaMundi

Johan Stubbe

I AM
Jo Stubbe
I LIKE
Aikido, Taichi, meditating and playing the violin
I DO
The technical support of the Digital platform

Ansfried Versteyhe

I AM
Ansfried Versteyhe
I LIKE
Walking in nature, hiking with my family and enjoying life together with friends and family
I DO
The functional support of the Digital platform

Ben Van Delm

I AM
Ben Van Delm
I LIKE
Running, working out, reading, and talking to friends
I DO
The international development of SportKompas

Merel Vanoverbeke

I AM
Merel Vanoverbeke
I LIKE
Long hikes in nature, snowboarding, reading good books
I DO
Graphic design and communication

Academic Board

Matthieu Lenoir

I AM
Matthieu Lenoir
JOB
Professor at the Department of Movement and Sports Sciences of the Ghent University
EXPERTISE
Motor competence in children and adolescents, ranging from clinical populations like children with Developmental Coordination Disorder or obesity to talented athletes

Leen Haerens

I AM
Leen Haerens
JOB
Associate Professor in Physical Education and Sports Pedagogy at the Department of Movement and Sports Sciences of the Ghent University
EXPERTISE
Motivational dynamics in physical education and pedagogical models for health-based physical education

Johan Pion

I AM
Johan Pion
JOB
Head of Department Talent Identification and Development at the HAN University of Applied Sciences
EXPERTISE
Talent recognition & development in sports and motor development of children