sports development

Sports Development covers a wide spectrum of roles, broadly split into two segments: Traditional Sports Development and Sports for Development. 

Traditional Sports Development roles are often centred around organising, overseeing and delivering sports provision that aims to increase sports participation, performance or both.

Sport for Development roles may cover the areas that traditional Sport Development roles cover but have a core focus which is centred on social good.


Coaching, Monitoring and Evaluating, Knowledge of Government Sport Policy, Organisation, Networking

Roles in this field include:

Development Officer, Sports Maker, Coordinator