Welcome to European Elite Athletes Association

EU Athletes was set up in 2008 and is the leading European multi-sport federation of athlete and player associations (sports trade unions) with 28 members in 14 different European countries and in a wide range of different sports.
More than 25,000 elite athletes are represented through the membership.
EU Athletes brings the member player associations together to share best practices, form collective policies on behalf of players, and develop and deliver education and training programmes.

Welcome on board – Alessandro Marzoli

About Alessandro Alessandro Marzoli is the president of Giocatori Italiani Basket Associati (GIBA), the...

Welcome on Board – Camille Delzant

About Camille Camille is the adviser to the president at Union Nationale des Footballeurs Professionnel...

Welcome on Board – Simon Keogh

About Simon Simon Keogh is the CEO of Rugby Players Ireland (RPI), the representative body for professional...

Welcome on board – Sander van der Holst

About Sander Sander is the chairman of NL Sporter and an EU Athletes board member since 2018. He is also a...

ISU Hearing took place at the CJEU in Luxembourg

About a week ago, the Court of Justice of the European Union was at the center stage of EU sports law. First...

Welcome on board – Natalia Orive Siviter

About Natalia Natalia is the vice president of EUA since 2017 and the president of AJFSF, the Spanish Futsal...

SDE Pro Sports Project kick-off meeting

On 7-8 July 2022, the Social Dialogue in Europe for Professional (SDE Pro) Sports project kick-off meeting...

Welcome on board – Marc Leroy

About Marc Marc is the national responsible for United Athletes, the only trade union in Belgium that unites...

Play the Game 2022 – is there a cure for sport?

On 27-30 June, EU Athletes attended the 2022 edition of the Play the Game conference in Odense, Denmark....

Welcome on Board – EUA President Brendon Batson

About Brendon Brendon Batson is the president of EU Athletes since 2017. As a former professional football...