Who we are

CIMSPA is the professional development body for the UK’s sport and physical activity sector, committed to supporting, developing and enabling professionals and organisations to succeed and, as a result, inspire our nation to become more active.

CIMSPA helps to nurture talent, develop careers, inspire professionalism and set clear regulatory standards for success, continuing the development of a modern, prosperous and respected sport and physical activity sector.

Together we’re developing a vibrant, UK-wide sport and physical activity sector, with the highest standards of service delivery.

Our vision

Shaping a recognised and respected sport and physical activity sector that everyone wants to be part of.

Our mission

Through our work we will:
  • Allow individuals to realise their potential by having a clear route into and through our sector.
  • Provide employers with the best people.
  • Ensure the availability of quality and relevant learning and development opportunities.
  • Be the lead organisation on sport and physical activity workforce policy.
  • Give the public increased confidence in a professional, respectable sector.


Incorporated by Royal Charter Charity registration number 1144545

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