Ralph Mouchbahani,
Senior Contributor

Ralph Mouchbahani is a global master in implementing sport structures for Federations in both developed and underdeveloped countries within a High-Performance environment.

He was one of five editors of the IAAF Coaches Education & Certification System (CECS) Education Program and implemented the Coaches Education Program to over 80 000 coaches globally.

His international experience includes work at high performance centers in Zambia, Switzerland, Dakar, Cairo, Singapore and Puerto Rico.

He has been responsible for implementation of Kids’ Athletics in Zambia, reaching over 30 000 kids from rural areas which complimented talent identification program in Zambian athletics.

He served on Local Organizing Committee of the 12th World Championship 2009 and as head of the International Program supporting 50 Development Countries in preparation for the World Championships 2009.

Among Mouchbahani’s successful coaching achievements:

• over 15 years coaching the best German sprinters ranked amongst the top 20 in the world

• best ever Lebanese high jumper 2,28m, first Gold medal Asian Games for Lebanon 1997-2006

• 2001 800m André Bucher World Champion, Golden League winner and Swiss record holder.

• coached every Swiss record holder male and female since 2000 in sprints

He was educated at German Sports University, Cologne earning a Sport Science and Coaching Degree: 1976 - 1980