J.K. Boerma (Katelijne)

Programme manager
Katelijne Boerma
Work address:
Dr. Meurerhuis, Dokter Meurerlaan 8, 1067 SM Amsterdam
Postal address:
Postbus 2165,1000 CD Amsterdam
Sport management, higher education, educational sciences, bicycle mayor programme
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Katelijne Boerma is - together with Matthijs Mennes - responsible for the programme management of two bachelor programmes, Sportkunde - leerroute Sport, Management & Ondernemen (SM&O) and Sports Studies - track International Sports Management & Business (ISMB). Katelijne studied Physical Education (AUAS) and Educational Sciences (UvA).

Her style is "educational & entrepreneurial" with a focus and love for the world of sports and the role for sports education. In recent years, she has been intensively involved in the positioning and development of sports management education, both for the AUAS and for the national group of Sports Studies programmes.

In 2020, Katelijne and Matthijs entered into a cooperation with the Sports Leadership Institute, for the relaunch of the Sports Leadership Programme, a leadership programme for experienced sports directors and top coaches.

Katelijne combines her job at the University of Applied Sciences with the position of Bicycle Mayor of Amsterdam within the international network of 130 Bicycle Mayors. Her goal within this network is that 50 percent of all trips will be done by bicycle by 2030 (50by30).


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