Research and Information Services

Careers in Sport

There is a wide range of careers available in sport and recreation. A good starting place is the Connexions Direct website. This site offers guidance and advice to young people aged 16 – 19 with detailed information on a variety of careers. The website address is: http://www.connexions-direct.com/

A range of publications, on careers in sport and recreation, can be consulted at the Sports Council for Wales Information Centre. For details of the Centre’s location and opening hours click here.

Further information on careers in particular areas of sport may be obtainable from the following organisations.


Sports and Recreation Management

Institute for Sport, Parks & Leisure
The Grotto House
Lower Basildon
Reading
Berks
RG8 9NE
Tel:
Website: http://www.ispal.org.uk

Institute of Sport and Recreation Management
Sir John Beckwith Centre for Sport
Loughborough University
Loughborough
Leics
LE11 3TU
Tel:
Website: http://www.isrm.co.uk


PE Teaching

Physical Education Association of the United Kingdom
Ling House
Building 25
London Road
Reading
Berks
RG1 5AQ
Tel:
Email:
Website: http://www.pea.uk.com/


Coaching

Sports Coach UK
114 Cardigan Road
Headingley
Leeds
LS6 3BJ
Tel:
Email:
Website: http://www.sportscoachuk.org


Physiotherapy

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
14 Bedford Row
London
WC1R 4ED
Tel:
Email:
Website: http://www.csp.org.uk

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports Medicine
c/o Secretary
81 Heol West Plas
Coity
Bridgend
CF35 6BA
Tel:
Email:
Website: http://www.acpsm.org/


Groundsmanship

Institute of Groundsmanship
19-23 Church Street
The Agora
Wolverton
Milton Keynes
MK12 5LG
Tel:
Email:
Website: http://www.iog.org


Professional Sport

Institute of Professional Sport
3rd Floor
10 Bow Lane
London EC 4M 9A


Fitness Instruction

Fitness Wales
1B Clarke Street
Ely Bridge
Cardiff
CF5 5AL
Tel:
Email:
Website: http://www.fitnesswales.co.uk/