IWGA Contacts

Joachim Gossow

Chief Executive Officer

Joachim Gossow

[email protected]
Mobile: +49 (0)175 5811492
Fax: +49 (0)2151 941162


Joachim Gossow has been the CEO of the IWGA family since 2010. Based in Duisburg, Germany, he was IWGA Sports Director from 2007 onwards. His first experience with The World Games was in the preparation of the 2005 Games in Duisburg, when he successfully led the Sports Department of the Duisburg Organising Committee. 

Sports Administration

  • 2005  Sport Director, Duisburg Organising Committee of The World Games 2005
  • 1999 - 2006  Deputy Chief, Duisburg Sport (Germany)

Sports Career

  • 1989-1998  Professional Handball Coach
  • Until 1988  Professional Handball Player