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Find a great career in sport and physical activity

At CIMSPA we support, nurture and encourage everyone to have a fulfilling career helping the nation stay active.

In 2022 the Sport & Physical Activity sector workforce accounted for 586,000 jobs and research suggests there are over 3 million coaches (both paid and voluntary) working in the sector.

The CIMSPA Careers Hub has been developed to be your ‘one stop shop’ for Careers in the Sport and Activity sector, providing resources to support you throughout your career, whether you are a student exploring the sector for the first time, or an experienced practitioner.

The Careers Hub is a continually developing site with new information and resources being added periodically.

If you have any questions regarding the Careers Hub please contact us at

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Careers guide for the sport and physical activity sector

Your definitive careers advice on exciting opportunities for a career in sport and physical activity.

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Careers guide for the sport and physical activity sector