CIMSPA celebrates its first Chartered members
17 January 2013
Eight members of the sport and physical activity’s professional body have been awarded the highest accolade in the industry – Chartered status.
The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) have today announced the first members to gain Chartership status, in their members’ magazine - S&PA Professional.
The first batch of chartered professionals will form part of the unique CIMSPA 100 club, which formally recognises the body’s first 100 chartered members or fellows.
Sean Holt, Chief Executive Officer at CIMSPA, said: “I would like to congratulate the first batch of CIMSPA professionals who have gained chartered status.
Chartered status is the gold standard for excellence, pride and integrity for workers in the sport and physical activity sector.
It is an exclusive stamp of quality awarded only to members of CIMSPA who meet a rigorous criteria - demonstrating the highest standards of professional practice, expertise, skills and commitment to the industry.
I am immensely proud of the achievements of the first eight chartered members who I believe personify the high standards workers in the industry strive towards.
I wish them all the best in this new and exciting chapter in their careers and hope others follow in their example by applying for their Chartership.”
The chartered members have also received praise from Marc Newey, chair of CIMSPA’s Membership and Disciplinary Committee.
He said: “I am very proud CIMSPA has kick-started 2013 by recognising professional excellence within our industry – awarding the first batch of Chartership awards to professionals in the sector.
CIMSPA aims to achieve the highest standards in the sport and physical activity industry and Chartership status formally recognises the hard work, commitment and dedication shown by members.
I look forward to the graduation of many more members into the prestigious CIMSPA 100 Club.”
The institute is still accepting applications from members and non-members to secure their place into the CIMSPA 100 Club.
To become a chartered member candidates must complete a two-stage application form, reflecting on how they have been successful, drawing from experiences and analysing behaviours. The first stage entails the completion of a short statement giving people the opportunity to brainstorm achievements goals and challenges to date.
The Chartered Members are:
Martyn Allison, Chartered Fellow, Steve Jarvis, Chartered Fellow, David Monkhouse, Chartered Fellow, Hazel Aitken, Chartered Member, Liz Hudson, Chartered Member, Lee Mason, Chartered Member, Richard Proctor, Chartered Member, Mike Shucksmith, Chartered Member.