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Zacharias Kiaffas

Scientific discipline
Sport Facilities Management

-Informatics in Physical Education
-Sport Management: Basic Principles
-Sport Marketing
-Sport Economics
-Recreation Management

Research interests

  • Simulation Applications in Sport Management
  • Sport & Recreation Facilities Management
  • Computer Applications in Sport Management


  • Bachelor of Science, Dept. of Physical Education & Sports Science, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 1984.
  • Master of Science in Sport Management - Facilities, Marinas, Clubs and Resorts. School of Sport Studies, Dept. of Sport Management, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, U.S.A., 1988.
  • Master of Science in Management Information Systems – Geographic Information Systems. University of Macedonia, 2001.
  • Ph.D. candidate, School of Physical Education & Sports Science, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, 2015.


Indicative Publications

  1. Kiaffas, Z. G., & Afthinos, Y. D. (2013). Simulations for Correct Organizational Decision Making Processes in Sport Events Project Production Management. Journal of Sports & Recreation Management, 10 (1), pp. 2-15
  2. Kiaffas, Z. G., & Afthinos, Y. D. (2015). Simulation processes as a learning tool in Sport Management. A pilot survey. Journal of Sport and Recreation Management, 12 (1), pp. 23 –34