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.
Guest post from LAPS’ James Voss, former pro rugby player for the likes of Jersey Reds, Leicester Tigers and Coventry RFC. How do we create a positive culture in the workplace? Early on in my career, I was in a team where without any shadow of a doubt, there would be fights on a weekly […]
Part of our athlete transition / life after sport series: Sam Maunder plays scrum-half for Exeter Chiefs, and became a co-owner of Exeter coffee shop, The Common Beaver. The café can be found on Instagram and Facebook. Visit our new careers in hospitality page here [LAPS log-in required]. I had previously spent a lot of […]
What do footballers do next? Andy Hunt played for clubs including Newcastle United, West Bromwich Albion, and Charlton Athletic. He subsequently moved to Belize with his wife, former MTV VJ Simone Angel, where they opened the Jungle Dome, creating bespoke adventure tourism packages for great people. You can connect with Andy on LinkedIn and find […]