World Archery Excellence Centre office staff provides services and support to users and stakeholders. 

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Juan Carlos Holgado 
Centre Director

Juan Carlos Holgado is a four-time Olympian (athlete in 1988 and 1992, coach in 1996 and 2000), who became an Olympic team gold medallist at Barcelona 1992. 

He holds a Master of Management and Administration of Sport and a License in Physical Education and Sports. He has been officially involved in World Archery since 2004, when he served as Technical Operations Manager at Athens 2004 Olympic Games, before acting as Technical Delegate at Beijing 2008, London 2012 and Rio 2016.

Appointed as World Archery Events Director in 2005, Juan Carlos has over a decade of experience in managing international events, developing archery projects and running seminars that have helped to develop and grow archery around the world.


  • Operational centre management
  • Facility development planning and delivery
  • Course planning
  • Stakeholder management
  • Funding and finance
  • Staff management