Double PASS ltd was created in November 2004 as a spin-off of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, more specifically the Department 'Sportbeleid en Management' (SBMA).
Teamwork and team spirit are not only important values in the world of sports, they also form the foundation of our organization. Here at Double PASS we pride ourselves in taking the individual talents of our employees and moulding them in to a complementary, organised and efficient team.
Our management team consists of 4 individuals. Hugo schoukens, Jo Van Hoecke and Robbie De Sutter, the founders of Double PASS, are joined by the final member of the team, Jo Haentjens. The complementary skills of these individuals form the backbone of a close-knit management team:
- Hugo Schoukens, is a former branch banker who got his MBA in Sports Management at the University of Leicester. Next to extensive experience in various youth organizations as leader and camp leader, he was also player, trainer and youth coordinator in for different professional and amateur football clubs. He has an UEFA A licence for coaching and is a licensed Youth Academy Director (TVJO Elite).
- Jo Van Hoecke is doctor in Physical education and lectures sport management and -marketing at the department 'sport management' at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. After his career as professional gymnast, he worked as youth trainer (Trainer A), administrator, official and organizer of various sport events, among which the World championship artistic gymnastics in Gent.
- Robbie De Sutter is doctor in computer sciences (Ghent University). As ICT manager he is responsible for the development and maintenance of all software used in our quality check program.
- Jo Haentjens has a Master degree in Physical Education and got his MBA in General Management at the Vlerick Management School of Gent. He is accomodation director at the provincial sports centre 'Puyenbroek' and is assistant sports management at the Universiteit Gent.
In accordance to current and future projects at national and international level, the team is reinforced by experienced professionals who have acquired expertises in different sports disciplines and domains.