The Careers Zone highlights the diversity of careers within the industry and aims to provide anyone who would like to work in sport and leisure with the information they need to establish their career goals, and then to understand what they need to do to achieve their aspirations. For example, which University course will be the right one for them, or perhaps an Apprenticeship might be the preferred route.
Over the past 4 years Careers in Sport LIVE has attracted leading professionals working in the sport and fitness industry to provide a fascinating insight into the industry, the diverse careers available and the experience and qualifications required.
Speakers have included;
- Sir Steve Redgrave 5 times Olympic Gold Medalist
- Dr Steve Ingham Director of Science and Technical Development, English Institute of Sport
- Non Evans MBE Multi-disciplined sports woman
- Chris Patterson MBE Scotland’s most-capped rugby player
- Lee Collier Education Officer, Premier League
- Dr Costas Karageorghis British Association of Sport and Exercise Science
- Shelley Alexander BBC Sport and Women in Football
- Jane Powell National Talent Development Manager, English Lacrosse Association
- Karl Lines National Children and Young People Manager, The Football Association
- Andy Kelly Head of Youth & England Rugby League Academy Head Coach
- Mike Eccles Head of Strength and Conditioning, London Broncos
- Rocky Clarke MBE 105 Caps for England Women’s Rugby and World Cup Winner
- Graham Bell Olympic Skiier and BBC Sports Presenter
- Tom Cresswell Sports Therapist, GB Basketball
- Andrew Henderson London Broncos Head Coach
Professionals in the fields of Sports Coaching, Health and Exercise, Management, Media, Marketing and other Commercial disciplines, Science and Teaching will be there to offer advice on the qualifications and experience required for a career in their profession.
An open ‘Careers Clinic’ is also available for delegates to drop in and ask the team of Careers Advisors to check your CV, UCAS application, personal statement and/or for career guidance.
For the full presentation programme at each event please visit the ‘Venues’ tab.