Shaping the future – help us develop standards and endorse training

CIMSPA PDB and PDC recruitment

CIMSPA are committed to making sure our work is led and scrutinised by our partners and members. It is essential that we’re helping them to achieve their aims.

The work of the current sport and physical activity professional development board has been valuable and impactful. Going forward, there is significant work that needs undertaking. Therefore, we’ve provided a new structure and opportunity for everyone to be involved.

We are now recruiting members for this new sector education policy structure.

With this, we’re pleased to announce the creation of the Scottish Professional Development Board. Our partnership with sportscotland marks an important step for the future of CIMSPA. We’re committed to professionalising the sport and physical activity sector across the United Kingdom.

The new structure

  • Professional Development Board
  • Scottish Professional Development Board
  • UK Workforce Strategic Stakeholder Group

Industry-level committees:
  • Professional Development Committee – Physical activity, health and wellbeing
  • Professional Development Committee – Leisure operations
  • Professional Development Committee – Community sport
  • Professional Development Committee – Exercise and fitness
  • Professional Development Committee – High performance sport


  • Professional development.
  • Leadership, committee or board experience.
  • Access to knowledge and professional learning from a variety of individuals and organisations.
  • Enhancing your personal profile.
  • Networking.
  • Sector insight and influence.

Interested? For more information, please contact:

Natasha Eason
Education and Apprenticeships Officer
Tel: 01509 458373
Mob: 07741 643066
Derek O’Riordan*
SPDB Chairperson, sportscotland
Tel: 07805 694730

*for Scottish Professional Development Board only

Incorporated by Royal Charter Charity registration number 1144545

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