Namibia Aquatic Sports Federation (NASFED) is the national sports body for aquatic sports codes tasked with the promotion, organization and control of aquatic sports on a national and international level.
Although operational since 1973, the federation (previously known as Namibia Amateur Swimming Union and Namibia Swimming Federation) was inaugurated post independence and was officially affiliated to World Aquatics (formerly FINA) in the beginning of 1992. NASFED is also affiliated to Africa Aquatics (formerly CANA) through the regional organization – CANA Zone IV. Locally, NASU is registered with the Namibian Sport Commission (NSC), and the Namibia National Olympic Committee (NNOC).
NASFED is governed by its Constitution which mandates the Council and the elected Executive Committee to make decisions on behalf of the registered members.
In close to three decades, the federation has fostered development of various aquatic disciplines. Currently, NASFED caters for close to 300 competitive swimmers registered with 8 swimming clubs whose water related activities comprise Learn to Swim programs, competitive, master and open water swimming as well as, water polo. In 2024, the federation is planning to add diving to its portfolio.
NASFED is a well regarded aquatic sports association that strives to uphold highest work standards, transparency and accountability at all times.
To place Namibia on the world’s aquatic map by becoming one of the most progressive, dynamic and diversified national sports federations in Southern Africa.
To facilitate success in the water for everyone through development, growth and support of all aquatic disciplines. To enable every child, athlete and citizen to reach their fullest potential and most desirable goal.
Integrity Non-discrimination Work-ethics Accountability Teamwork Excellence Respect
- NASFED Constitution 2008 – view here (in PDF format)
- NASFED Constitution 2020 – view here (in PDF format)
- NASFED Strategic Plan 2020-2024 – view here (in PDF format)
- NASFED Policies – view here (in PDF format)
- NASFED 2021 AGM Report – view here (in PDF format)
- NASFED 2022 AFS – view here (in PDF format)
- NASFED 2023 AGM Report – view here (in PDF format)
- NASFED 2023 AFS – view here (in PDF format)
President – Riaan Steyn
Vice President – Wilfried Poser
Secretary General – Irene Steyn
Treasurer – Rodney Feris
Sponsorship Coordinator – Star Ashikoto
Development Coordinator – Bruce Salt
Special Projects – Tristan Cowley
Event Coordinator – Thomas Diehl
Athletes’ Representative – Molina Smalley
Technical Officials Committee Coordinators – Emily Durant, Cecilia Bermudez-Horsten, Lena Brinkmann
Event Organizing Committee Coordinator – Roger Gertze