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Sports Development Officer
As a Sports Development Officer in a health club or leisure centre, you'll work
to improve access to sport and physical activity for everyone: all ages and abilities
and all sections of the community. You'll arrange programmes, projects, training
and information outlets to encourage people to exercise and enjoy a healthier lifestyle.
You'll also address issues of health, crime and social inclusion.
To work as a Sports Development Officer you'll need a minimum of a Level 1 NGB coaching
qualification. Experience of coaching or work in a health/leisure environment, plus
an understanding of sports-related issues and development practices will stand you
in excellent stead. You should be proactive, enthusiastic and passionate about the
value of sport in people's lives.
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