Our aim is not just to give you what you need to compete on a par with the rest when it comes to making your next move, it's about getting you ahead.
- Receive cutting edge training from industry experts.
- Develop the skills you need to be successful in the workplace and in business.
- Gain access to world leading organisations and guest speakers.
- Be coached directly by top tier business leaders and entrepreneurs.
- Meet fellow sports professionals who have been through the same journey.
- Join the Next Step READY Alumni that will be your network for life.
Shaping your IDENTITY - Articulating your VALUE - Giving you CHOICE
Get to meet fellow sports professionals, business leaders and industry experts.
“The Next Step READY programme fills a huge need which will help on the on-field performance of athletes and enable them to become more balanced individuals” - Hollie Pearne-Webb MBE, Hockey Captain and Olympic Gold Medalist
“This programme is invaluable for those wishing to get ahead with their next steps after sport. I wish I had done the programme earlier to save the time and effort it took to find my path” - Rachel Finder, Extreme Skier and Entrepreneur. Managing Director of Uthrive Limited
“The Next Step READY programme helps remove the fear of the unknown for athletes; this gives people comfort that when they retire they can start their next journey” - Rachel Morris MBE, Paralympic Gold medalist
"In sport we prepare for every eventuality, learn to build incredible relationships, get the most out of ourselves and those around us. Next Step READY translates these/your unique sporting skills to business and builds confidence that whatever comes next, sport has given you the skills to succeed." - Stewart Innes, Olympic Rower
"This programme is aligned to supporting the Sport’s duty of care. I think it will improve retention for those worrying that they are missing out on career opportunities by staying in sport” - Henry Fieldman, World Champion Rowing Cox
"As athletes on our NGB Elite teams we have world class support networks to make us ready to compete on the highest level. Next Step READY are part of that same support network, but to help us with what happens with life after our sporting careers." - Ollie Cook, Great Britain Athlete and Olympic Rower
Learn more about who you are, your strengths, your needs and begin building your story.
Explore the world of business, the wide range of possibilities and what you already have that's transferable.
Reveal who you are as a leader, how to inspire others and build high performing teams
Develop the skills for rapid rapport building, shape your personal brand and demystify the world of networking, to help you build your network quickly and comfortably.
Learn how to articulate your value, build a distinctive CV and how to communicate with lasting impact when interviewing.
Have the confidence to negotiate and influence, finalise your plans and feel Next Step READY.