Development Head: Salman Iqbal Butt
Area Development Centres: Beijing & Jakarta
Countries served in East Asia: CHN, HKG, JPN, KOR, LAO, PRK, MAC, MGL, TPE, VIE plus the Russian speaking countries: KAZ, KGZ, TJK, TKM, UZB.
The Development Centre is located on the campus of the Beijing Sport University. There are three 400m synthetic surfaced tracks and one indoor 200m synthetic surfaced track available at any time.
The office section contains five rooms, including three office rooms, one lecture room and one storage room.
Countries served: AFG, BAN, BHU, BRU, CAM, INA, IND, IRI, MAS, MDV, MYA, NEP, PAK, PHI, SGP, SRI, THA, TLS.
The Development Centre is usually situated in 'Madya - Senayan Stadium', Jakarta but due to the Asian Games it is currently operating from Yogyakarta, one hour’s flight from Jakarta.
The Centre is located at the Senayan Sports Complex and comprises a two-room office facility and a fully equipped lecture hall, a 400m synthetic surfaced track. A fully equipped weight training gymnasium in the Madya Stadium is always at the disposal of the course participants.
The Jakarta Center provides an athletic education to the biggest segment of the global population and the main language is English.
Development Head: Marko Vasic
Countries served: ALB, AND, ARM, AUT, AZE, BEL, BIH, BLR, BUL, CRO, CYP, CZE, DEN, ESP, EST, FIN, FRA, GBR, GEO, GER, GIB, GRE, HUN, IRL, ISL, ISR, ITA, KOS, LAT, LIE, LTU, LUX, MDA, MKD, MLT, MNE, MON, NED, NOR, POL, POR, ROU, RUS, SLO, SMR, SRB, SUI, SVK, SWE, TUR, UKR
Since 2017 European Athletics’ Member Federations Development department has been serving as the IAAF Area Development Centre for Europe (ADC Europe).
ADC Europe is located at the House of European Athletics, Avenue Louis Ruchonnet 16, CH-1003 Lausanne, Switzerland.
ADC Europe funding is contributing to overall European Athletics’ development strategy, and its programmes and projects that serve to 50 member federations in Europe.
European Athletics' education programme for each calendar year can be found here.
Development Head: Yvonne Mullins
Countries served: ASA, AUS, COK, FIJ, GUM, KIR, MHL, NRU, FSM, NZL, NFI, NMI, PLW, PNG, SAM, SOL, PYF, TGA, TUV, VAN.
The Area Development Centre is located at the Oceania Athletics Association HQ, Varsity Lakes, Gold Coast. The Development Centre is responsible for the implementation of the IAAF Development Program and the coordination of the development activities for athletes, coaches and technical officials in the Oceania Region.
The Centre also hosts High Performance Athletes within the Oceania region, it provides a centre of excellence for the training and development of international class athletes and coaches.
Event groups: middle/long distance, sprints, throws, walks, hurdles, combined events.
The Centre has three synthetic athletics tracks (including a 10-lane circular track) and various weight training centres.
Participants are located in excellent accommodation in fully furnished townhouses in a quiet Gold Coast suburb, with many public transport options.
The Centre is located on the beautiful Gold Coast famous for its great weather, amazing beaches and spectacular hinterlands.
Development Head: Roberto Reeves
Countries served: AIA, ANT, ARU, BAH, BAR, BER, BIZ, CAN, CAY, CRC, CUB, DMA, DOM, ESA, GRN, GUA, HAI, HON, ISV, IVB, JAM, LCA, MEX, MNT, NCA, PUR, SKN, TKS, TTO, VIN, USA.
Activities are carried out by the Area Development Department situated in the 'Department of Sports and Recreation of Puerto Rico', San Juan.
The ADD is located in San Juan, Puerto Rico and uses the facilities of the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus.
There are two standard 400 metres synthetic tracks with all the related facilities.
Lecture rooms are in the Gymnasium housing the Physical Education Department approximately 200m from the athletics facilities.
Participants are accommodated at the University Plaza.
Development Head: Juan Alberto Scarpin
Countries served: ten Spanish speaking: ARG, BOL, CHI, COL, ECU, PAN, PAR, PER, URU and VEN; two English speaking: GUY and SUR and one Portuguese speaking country: BRA.
The Area Development Centre is located at the Institute of Physical Education in Santa Fe city in Argentina.
Although it has been active since 1990, from 1st January 2018 and a result of the IAAF decentralization program, its activities are now coordinated by CONSUDATLE.
For activities held in Santa Fe, the RDC has a synthetic track, throwing areas, changing facilities, gymnastics and weight lifting rooms, kinesiology and recovery rooms, lecture rooms and premises and it offers full board accommodation to participants.
A Mobile RDC Programme has already started staging various activities in different Area countries, thus improving the services offered with most benefit.
More information is available at: consudatle.org
Development Heads: Aziz Daouda & Beatrice Ayikoru
Area Development Centres: Cairo, Dakar, Mauritius, Nairobi, Lomé, Lusaka & Port Harcourt
Countries served in Arabic Speaking Africa & Asia: ALG, BRN, EGY, IRQ, JOR, KUW, LBA, LBN, MAR, OMN, PLE, QAT, KSA, SUD, SYR, TUN, UAE, YEM.
There are two 400m synthetic surfaced tracks in the stadium and a well-equipped weight lifting room available for courses. There is also a fully equipped lecturer room which is connected to a storage room.
Participants and lecturers are usually accommodated in the Sonesta Hotel which is only five minutes by car from the airport.
Countries served in French speaking Africa: ANG, BEN, BUR, BDI, CIV, CMR, CAF, CPV, CHA, COM, CGO, COD, DJI, GAB, GBS, GUI, GEQ, MAD, MLI, MOZ, MTN, NIG, SEN, STP, TOG.
AADC Dakar was born from the merger of the former RDC and HPTC and its mission is the training of coaches, technical officials and executives but also the training of high-level athletes from the 25 federations under its supervision.
The Centre’s headquarters are in the Leopold Sedar SENGHOR Stadium, the largest stadium in Dakar. The office section contains two rooms, a library, a fully equipped lecture room for theoretical sessions and meetings.
For training and practical sessions, there is a 400m synthetic track and all the facilities needed for jumping and throwing events plus a weight room.
The participants and lecturers are accommodated at the FANA hotel, which is 10 min by car from the stadium.
Countries served in English speaking Africa: BOT, ETH, ERI, GAM, GHA, KEN, LES, LBR, MAW, MRI, NAM, NGR, SEY, SLE, SOM, RSA, RWA, SSD, SWZ, TAN, UGA, ZAM, ZIM.
The AADC Nairobi is situated in 'Moi International Stadium' Kasarani, Nairobi.
The Stadium has excellent facilities for the use of course participants. The office section contains one open plan office room, a gymnasium equipped with basic weight training machines, one fully equipped lecture room and one storage room.
Participants and lecturers are normally accommodated in the Hotel Sportsview. Lecture rooms are also provided at the Sportsview Hotel.
Event groups: sprints and combined events
Head Coach: Aleksandre Nievsky
The Centre is located on the beautiful island of Mauritius famed for its glorious weather and beaches. There is a stadium with excellent track and field facilities plus a weight lifting room and athletes are accommodated in an attractive villa.
Event groups: sprints/hurdles & jumps
Head Coach: Jean-Paul Sawadogo
The Centre is located at the Olympafrica Centre Stadium as currently the main international stadium is closed for renovation but will be open for training next season. There is also a weight lifting room.
The Centre has its own house, provided by the Togolese Government for the accommodation of athletes. The Centre is under the CAA authority, but it is also supported by CONFEJES and the Togolese Government.
The Centre is located in Lusaka and is part of the Olympic Youth Development Centre, which is a high-quality multi-purpose sports facility established between the Zambian government and NOC.
Event groups: sprints/hurdles, jumps, throws, middle & long distance
Head Coach: Seigha Porbeni
The Centre is located at the Sports Institute of the University of Port Harcourt. Port Harcourt is a coastal city in the Southern part of Nigeria and is well known for its beautiful gardens and warm climate.
The Centre has excellent synthetic athletics tracks, a warm-up area and facilities for field events. There are also indoor training facilities and a well-equipped strength and conditioning gymnasium.
The athletes are accommodated in a well-equipped residential hostel.