Coaching Assistant Practitioner

Our coaching memberships are ideal for coaches working across sports who value recognition of their qualifications and commitment to ongoing CPD by the sport and physical activity sector’s chartered professional body.

Entry requirements

Applicants must hold a CIMSPA-recognised qualification awarded within the last five years. If your qualification is older than 5 years, evidence of ongoing CPD will be required.

Annual membership fee: £30 (inc VAT

Membership benefits

  • CIMSPA membership offers recognition of your coaching status and a statement of how your professionalism translates into employability.
  • CIMSPA Academy – access to FREE recognised CPD eLearning.
  • Personal member logo for use on business cards / online portfolios etc.
  • Digital “turning pages” access to S&PA Professional, the quarterly CIMSPA magazine, and access to the magazine archive.
  • Online record of professional development*, providing evidence of competence and an up-to-date skillset.
  • CIMSPA member bulletin – a carefully curated selection of sector reports, guidance, useful resources and news.
  • S&PA Extra – the monthly digital newsletter counterpart to the CIMSPA magazine.

*Under development


CIMSPA has a policy of requiring most membership categories to undertake CPD per membership year. Find out more HERE