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.
Throughout history, some of the most memorable boycotts and protests have come from sportspeople competing at the highest level. Picture Tommie Smith and John Carlos, hands above their heads in the Black Power Salute on the podium at the 1968 Mexico Olympics; Colin Kaepernick kneeling during the National Anthem in the NFL; or Muhammad Ali […]
When I left the world of football there were a few things that I took into the workplace and a key one was leadership. Despite being a proud Welshman with a Welsh dragon tattoo, I was captain of the England Blind Football Team for four years so I had a good stint in the role. […]
It’s difficult to sum up over a decade of learning and experiences all in a blog post so I’m not sure where I should start. We all have our own journey, and if this is the only paragraph you read from this post, the best advice I can give you is: stay true to yourself, […]