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Saudi Entertainment and Amusement Expo Logo co-located with SLS Expo

Saudi Entertainment & Amusement (SEA) Expo
20 - 22 MAY 2025 | 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Riyadh Front Exhibition & Conference Center


Saudi Entertainment & Amusement Expo Hero

Dawn Venturas

Dawn Venturas

Head of Department, Al-Qadsiah Saudi Club

Dawn Venturas, born in London to Scottish and Greek parents, grew up in Zimbabwe, playing a variety of sports such as baseball, hockey, football, cricket, athletics, gymnastics, and swimming.  Represented Under 18s and Under 21 Zimbabwe Field Hockey before moving to finish studies in the UK.  In Scotland represented the Scottish Midlands U21 team before being selected for Olympic Trials for the Greek National Field Hockey Team 2000-2004 (ahead of the Athens Olympic Games) .  This was a team made up of international players sourced from countries all over the world including Australia, England, USA, Canada, Austria, Holland, Germany, France, South Africa, and Greece.

She has pursued a career in professional sports  coaching and early talent identification over the last 20 years, setting up and running the successful brand COACH SPORT in the United Arab Emirates (15 years).  This is the largest female sports coaching company in the Middle East.  After 15 years, decided it was time for a new challenge and ultimately took an opportunity with a Professional Football Club in Saudi Arabia to develop a youth pathway for a whole new generation to fulfill their athletic potentials.

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