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Curriculum vitae

Full Name: Professor Dr. AbdulrazzakJabbar Hamza 

Date and Place of Birth: 01/07/1949, Iraq

Marital Status: Married


Last Occupation: in addition to being a former professor of training, athletics and an international expert in talent selection, I was tasked by the UAE National Olympic Committee for two and a half years with the following jobs up to April 2014:

- General coordinator of the National Olympic Academy of the UAE

-Rapporteur of the planning committee at the NOC

-Acting technical manager of UAE Committee of Sports for All

- Assigned person in charge of documenting history of sports federations in UAE

Career in UAE:

1- Technical secretary of UAE Athletics Association 2011

-  Executive official of selecting talents in seven educational zones supported by the Ministry of Education and Athletics Association of UAE

Carrier in Iraq:

- Teacher of physical education

- Trainer of the educational zone of Alqadisia province (winner of the Republic schools championships)

- Assistant manager of sports activities

- Director of the youth centre in Kirkuk

- Lecturer at the Young Leaders Institute

- Member of the technical bureau of the Iraqi National Olympic Committee

- Professor at the College of Physical education, University of Baghdad

- Professor at the College of Physical Education, Azzawya University, Libya

- Coach of women’s team at the college of physical education, Azzawya University, Lybia.

Training Courses:

- Training course in athletics for 8 months (1970) in Leipzig- Germany

- Two training courses organized by the International Olympic Committee in Sofia 1978 and 1979

- A training course held at the Cairo regional development centre, Athletics for Juniors- December 2011

Educational Background:

- Ph D holder- Bulgaria, 1981

- Supervised and examined 62 masters and doctorate theses and dissertations in physical education

- Published 20 papers on training, learning and talent selection


- Member of the Arab Scientific Society for Sports and supervisor of the Arab Association of the Philosophy and History of Physical Education.

- Advisor at Professional Sports Consultation Corporation in Sweden.

- Member of the faculty and post graduate supervisor of physical education ( Distant learning) in the following universities:

- Van Holland University

- The Arab German University of Science and Technology

- The Open Arab university in North America


- Co- author of Aquatic Sports, a textbook 2007

- Sport, Women, Menstruation and Pregnancy 2010

- Co-author of the Unique World, Swimming, 2015

-  Physical Education Teachers’ Guide in Selecting and Training Talented Juniors (in the press)

-  Science of Training in Sports, Theory and Practice – 2017

Media and Cultural Activities:

- Published many articles and studies on sports in UAE and Arabic newspapers and journals

- Lecturer at Leaders Preparation Centre and schools

- Frequent guest on sports TV channels in Dubai and Sharjah.

Certificates of Appreciation in UAE:

-  3 certificates from Dubai Police General HQ

- 2 certificates from UAE Sports for All Committee

- 4 certificates from Dubai Sports Council

-  A large number of letters of recognition and certificates from UAE Athletics Association, NOC, schools and clubs plus certificates from the ministries of education, Youth in Iraq and the University of Baghdad and Libyan universities and sport institutions.

Academic Activities:

- Participated in 14 local, regional, and international conferences

- Member of the jury of assessing scientific papers ( 9 conferences ) , 3 in Libya, 3 in Dubai, 2009, 2011 and 2013 , Sports Versus Crime , 3 on disabled sports in 2013, 2014 and 2016

- Member of scientific publications and papers evaluation team for academic promotion purposes

- Selection of Talented Individuals

- The implementation of the long-term strategy to select talented individuals in various sports and preparation of Olympic champions in schools.

-Selection of the elite athletes

- Sports for All project

- Documentation of the history of the sport movement in UAE

- Training Courses to prepare the items of coaching teachers of physical education and administrators of clubs and associations

- The School Olympics: preparation of the technical, training and referring regulations for physical education teachers

- Schools’ Sports: development of schools sports programs and the Olympic project

Contact details:

Dubai, International City, CBD Area, Aldana 2, Apt.801

Tel: 044421518 Mobile: 00971501149363- 00971 553663589


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