Mr William Frederick BLICK

Entry in the IOC 2018
Born 17 October 1974

Mr William Frederick BLICK

UGA

Education

Degree Access programme, Greenwich School of Business Management (Great Britain) (1994); B.Sc (Hons) Business Management, The University of Hull, Greenwich School of Business Management Centre (Great Britain) (1998); M.E.M.O.S , Executive Masters in Sports Organisation Management, Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium) (2014)

Career

Director of Speedway Quickfix Engineering (family-owned automotive workshop) (2005-); Board advisor of Gems Cambridge International School Uganda (Key advice on setting up the school) (2013-); Lecturer and Motivational speaker (2017-); Sports Consultant (2017- ); Farmer: forestry and agricultural produce (2018-); Real Estate (Housing) (2019-)

Sports practised

Rugby, football, athletics, motocross, BMX and motor rallying

Sports administration

Patron, Speedway Motor Club (family-owned racing club) (1999-); Chairman of the Uganda Rugby Union (2006-2013); Executive Board member, Sponsorships and Marketing, Confederation of African Rugby (2010-2014); President of the Uganda Olympic Committee and Commonwealth Games Association (2012-); Advisor on marketing, Commonwealth Games Federation Executive Board (2016-); Motocross Manager and Trainer of William Blick Jr. National Motocross Champion Uganda (2016 and 2017) and Isabella Blick National Motocross Champion Uganda, boys category (2013-2017); President of ANOCA Zone 5 (2017-); Executive Board Member of ANOCA (2017-); Vice-Chair of ANOCA Games Coordination Commission (2017-)

Other activities

International Board member, the Duke of Edinburgh International Award Foundation, UK. Represented Africa (2015-2016); Chairman, Duke of Edinburgh Award Uganda (2015-)

Awards and distinctions

National Rugby Player of the Year 1992 (Uganda Sports Press Association); National Clubman Rally Champion (2006); Double national motocross-winning coach 2016 and 2017; Order of the Star of Italy 2019; ANOCA Award of Merit 2020

IOC History

Member of the following commissions: Marketing (2017-), Women in Sport (2020-); IOC Boxing Task Force (2019-)