For many, being involved in professional or top level sport is the fulfilment of a lifelong dream. But not all sports careers can last forever; have you considered what comes next? It’s never too early, or too late, to think about your future.
Sport professionals are highly sought after by employers in a huge number of sectors. The very characteristics that have put you at the top of your sports career are the same traits employers find desirable. There are thousands of rewarding careers out there, and LAPS has been set up by sports and recruitment experts to help connect you with the right opportunities. It is an exclusive, invitation-only community designed specifically for you. And it’s absolutely FREE to use.
LAPS has been designed specifically for sports professionals. Watch interviews with people who have made the transition, find out about new careers and qualifications, and apply for jobs, all right here.
Anya Shrubsole MBE was Player of the Match during England’s 50-over Cricket World Cup victory in 2017, and has 173 caps for England. She plays for Southern Vipers in the Charlotte Edwards Cup and for Southern Brave in The Hundred, both based at the Ageas Bowl. She has recently started working with LAPS as Sports […]
Shaquille Antoine-Clarke was an academy football player with Manchester United and a youth team player with Rochdale. He since re-trained as a podiatrist, and now works at a Margaret Dabbs London foot clinic. You can connect with Shaquille on LinkedIn. It was my football career that first gave me an insight into podiatry. I saw podiatrists […]
Donna Lobban is Head Squash Coach at Oriam, Scotland’s high performance sport centre based at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. She was previously Australian national squash champion, ranked world number 13, and Commonwealth Games champion. You can find Donna on Twitter, and follow the Heriot-Watt squash programme here. Squash was in my family, which was how I discovered the sport. I first […]