Lincoln

When: February 11th 2016

Time: 09.30am - 15.30pm

Where: Lincoln

The Lincoln Careers in Sport LIVE Event is taking place at the University of Lincoln.

University of Lincoln, School of Sport and Exercise Science, Lincoln, LN6 7TS

Tickets: FREE

The Lincoln CIS Live will see elite professionals and organisations present workshops and seminars on their area of expertise. The presentations will offer delegates an opportunity to learn the diverse careers available in the sport, health and fitness industry and the qualifications and experience for each profession.

Opening Keynote 9.45 – 10.30

Dr Steve Ingham, Director of Science and Technical Development, English Institute of Sport

Steve Ingham BSc, PhD, FBASES is the Director of Science and Technical Development at the English Institute of Sport. A sports physiologist by trade he has track record of providing scientific support to some of the Great Britain’s greatest athletes, including Sir Steve Redgrave, Sir Matthew Pinsent and Jessica Ennis-HIll.
 
His undergraduate degree in Sports Science is from University of Brighton and his PhD from University of Surrey. Steve began his career as a physiologist for the English Sports Council in 1996 and later joined the British Olympic Medical Centre in 1998, working with athletics, rowing and bobsleigh. In 2005 Steve moved to the English Institute of Sport, based at Loughborough University, furthering his work with athletics. In 2009 he took on the role of Head of Physiology at the English Institute of Sport and as Director of Science and Technical Development in 2013. Through 5 Olympic cycles Steve has experience of supporting over 1000 athletes culminating in 50 Olympic or World medals. Steve is a Fellow of the British Association of Sports and Exercise Sciences.       

10.45 – 11.15 What Are Your Career Options in the Sports Industry?                   Presenter: Harvey Grout, Careers in Sport

This presentation highlights a diverse range of careers within the sports industry for you to consider. So if you do love sport then we highlight the opportunities available in sports science, sports management, sports coaching/teaching and sports media.

11.25 – 11.55 Physical Activity Promotion & Community-Based Health

Presenter:  Aaron Hall, Macmillan Physical Activity Practitioner

Aaron is a Macmillan Physical Activity Practitioner, a role in which he supports clients diagnosed with cancer to increase their physical activity levels. Before this he was an exercise referral coordinator for the YMCA and his presentation will cover careers that involve the design of exercise programmes to improve the physical activity levels, health and well-being of community members.

12.05 –12.35 Careers in Sports Coaching

Presenter: Paul Hamnett, Lincoln City FC

Paul is current Trust Manager of a charity called Lincoln City FC Sport & Education Trust who deliver programmes across the city of Lincoln to engage people in Sport, Education and Physical Activity. The Trust currently employs 18 staff members of which 10 of them are coaches who deliver in a variety of sports and settings. Paul is also a Qualified Hockey Coach who is currently working at Regional Level in the player pathway as well as Head Coach for the ladies section of Lindum Hockey Club. This presentation will focus on what employers are looking for when it comes to employing coaches and the opportunities that exist as a full time sports coach and the commitment required to excel in the coaching environment.

12.45 – 13.15 Career in Sport Development

Presenter: Leanne Woodhead, Nottinghamshire FA

Leanne led on all inclusion development at Lincolnshire FA before moving to Nottinghamshire FA in 2014. Recently Leanne was promoted to Senior Football Development Officer and she leads on Women and Girls and disability development across the whole county whilst having a specific generalised focus around the local authority of Nottingham City, working closely with City of Football as well as overseeing and line managing a development team of 4 employees in addition to myself. This presentation will focus on what Football Development is, the structure / opportunities (how local CFA’s link with the National FA), and offer advice on how to start your sports development journey and the competencies required.

13.25 – 13.55 Chris Turner, Talent Development Centre Head Coach at Table Tennis England

Chris graduated from the University of Lincoln in 2008 and has held a number of positions in the sports industry. This presentation will provide an insight into his positions working within sports development, coach development and his current position as Talent Development Head Coach for Table Tennis England.

Closing Keynote Presentation

2.00 – 2.30  Adam Housley, Sunderland AFC

Adam is a Technical Scout at Premier League club Sunderland AFC and was previously the First Team Performance Analyst at Rotherham United. He graduated with a 2:1 degree in Sports Development and Coaching from the University of Lincoln, with a third year specialisation of Monitoring and Evaluating Performance and Health Evaluation and Development.       

Careers in Sport Seminars

10.45 – 11.15 Succeeding in the Fitness Industry

Presenter: James Griffiths, Founding Director, Wild Training

James will be making sense of the fitness industry and exploring the different directions that can be taken. From his time in gyms, personal training, outdoor exercise and creating a successful fitness franchise, James will be shedding light on an extremely diverse industry and sharing some absolute 'musts' when it comes to making the most of opportunities and making the fitness industry work for you.

11.25 – 11.55 Life as University Student Student                  

Presenters: Marcus Smith and Tom Ash

If you are considering going to university come and listen to Marcus and Tom who are both studying a sports degree at the University of Lincoln. Listen to their journey so far from a student’s perspective and they will provide valuable insight and advice to help you consider all your options.

12.05 – 12.35 From Graduate to Business Owner: Following Your Passion

Presenter: Paul Cook, Frontier Physical Conditioning

Graduating from university can be an exciting time for sport students, but it can also be a daunting one since the sport and fitness industry is a competitive sector. Paul will draw on his personal experiences, which have seen him open and expand his own body composition gym, to explain how you can get ahead of the game.

12.45 – 13.15 Careers in Sports Therapy

Presenter: Richard Luddington, Society of Sports Therapists

This talk will introduce you to the profession of Sports Therapy and give clear understanding about the different areas of work that are available from graduating from a university course that is accredited by The Society of Sports Therapists.

13.25 – 13.55 Summer Camps in the USA

Presenter: Ameri Camp

Spending your summer living, working & teaching sport at summer camp in the USA will help you develop and build ‘employability skills’, which are key to all modern workplaces. Working at summer camp is one of the most unique, rewarding and memorable experiences you’ll ever have – and you’ll be working with people from different cultural backgrounds, from all over the world.

SPORTS SCIENCE WORKSHOPS

12.15 - 13.00 Innovative Technologies and Biomechanics

Presenters: Franky Mulloy, Joe Moore, Anthony Gorman and Dr Sandy Willmott (Strength and Conditioning Lab)

This session will introduce participants to some of the cutting-edge technologies used by biomechanists for research and applied support work.  The workshop will offer the opportunity to participate in motion capture and muscle activity analysis using a range of systems.

11.15 - 12.00 and 13.15 - 14.00 Sports-Specific Strength Training (Strength and Conditioning Room)

Presenter: Dan Bishop &Dr Tom Gee

This interactive workshop will be delivered by UKSCA Accredited Strength and Conditioning Coaches and will provide a practical insight into how resistance exercises can be tailored to a specific sporting example. Participants will be encouraged to trial and experiment with specialised exercises and consider how the movement patterns featuring within sports can be integrated in a sports-specific strength and power programme.

13.00 - 13,45 Cognitive Function and Exercise: Placing the Brain at the Centre of Our Engine (Physiology Laboratory)    

Presenters: Dr Mark Smith

Effective brain function during exercise is essential but it has only been during the last decade that scientists have started to investigate how physical exertion affects the brain. During this interactive workshop participants will be able to explore the relationship between cognitive function and exercise and gain an appreciation of the brain’s central role as a controller and regulator of our effort and intentions during physical activity.

Careers Guidance (Squash Court 1)

An open ‘Careers Clinic’ is available for attendees to drop in and ask the team of Careers Advisors for personal advice.  The Careers Team will also be running a series of 20 minute presentations throughout the day;                                 

11.15 – 11.35 Making the Most of Social Media

11.55 – 12.15 Tips on How to Write a UCAS Personal Statement                               

12.45 – 13.05 Preparing for an Interview

13.25 – 13.45 Creative Job Searches

Curriculum Vitae Check Up

Bring your CV along to the event and the team of careers advisors will give you 5 minutes of instant feedback.

FITNESS ZONE (Sports Hall)

The Fitness Zone provides guidance on how visitors can achieve their career and personal fitness goals and also offers a chance to join in and try the latest fitness crazes with 20 minute demonstration sessions. Bring your trainers and take part in the latest fitness crazes.

10.45 – 11.05 Powerhoop

Powerhoop workout classes involve more than just hip-twirling; the weighted Powerhoop is used in a variety of manoeuvres to work all of the

body’s muscle groups. Due to its large diameter, Powerhooping is for everyone, regardless of age, size or condition.

11.10 – 11.30 Boxing Conditioning

Whether you’re new to boxing or just wanting to home your skills, this conditioning session will take you through basic glove and pad work including a range of different punches and some hard hitting combinations.

11.35 – 11.55 Wild Training

This Wild Training practical session will give you the chance to experience some of our most effective programming. We will be using the brand new Titan bags, parallettes, battling ropes and tri planar kettlebell training to show you the creativity that makes Wild Training so unique. We will also showcase our Wild Sport systems that bring functional sports drills together with Stroops performance slastix. You haven't seen everything in group exercise until you've done this session.

12.00 – 12.20 Heart Rate Training to maximise the results of your training plan - Intelligent Trainer

Ever trained with a Heart Rate Monitor? This session will demonstrate with live heart rate data the influence different types of exercise will have on your heart Rate. Depending on physical statures and fitness levels, Heart Rate Monitoring will help you with the initial planning of a Personal Exercise Plan and how heart rate monitoring can provide a ‘fail safe’ method to ensuring the success of an exercise plan from the start to the end.

12.00 – 12.20 Powerhoop

Powerhoop workout classes involve more than just hip-twirling; the weighted Powerhoop is used in a variety of manoeuvres to work all of the body’s muscle groups. Due to its large diameter, Powerhooping is for everyone, regardless of age, size or condition.

12.25– 12.45 Boxing Conditioning

Whether you’re new to boxing or just wanting to home your skills, this conditioning session will take you through basic glove and pad work including a range of different punches and some hard hitting combinations.

12.50 – 13.10 Wild Training

This Wild Training practical session will give you the chance to experience some of our most effective programming. We will be using the brand new Titan bags, parallettes, battling ropes and tri planar kettlebell training to show you the creativity that makes Wild Training so unique. We will also showcase our Wild Sport systems that bring functional sports drills together with Stroops performance slastix. You haven't seen everything in group exercise until you've done this session.

SPORTS ZONE

Our interactive Sports Zone offers you an opportunity to participate in some sport and fitness activities you probably have not tried before. 

VX

VX will have a 10 foot  vCourt for you to try your hand at the small-sided versions of this fast-paced and fast-growing sport.  Fast, furious, intense and personal, this young sport is gender-neutral and is rapidly spreading across the globe.  You can learn the basics very quickly and get into a fast game in no time at all (Sports Hall)

Shooting

BASC is the UK’s largest representative body for sporting shooting and works to set and promote the highest standards for the sport. Try shotgun shooting with BASC’s state-of-the-art shooting simulator under the supervision of their professional shotgun coaches – it is safe, fun and educational (Sports Hall)

Sports Sessions (outside – astro pitch)

11.00 – 11.30 Aussie Rules delivered by AFL England

Australian Rules Football also known as AFL, Aussie Rules or Footy is a fast and skillful game played by some of the fittest professional athletes in the world. It’s also now a sport that is played all around the world by males and females in different formats from Fiji, South Africa and India to right here in England!

12.00 – 12.30 Blind Football delivered by Lincolnshire FA

The session is available for anyone to participate and will improve your awareness of the sport and the skills required.

13.00 – 13.30 Tennis delivered by the Lawn Tennis Association

A practical session offering an insight into the different types of tennis that can be played within a confined space.

EXHIBITION (Sports Hall)

Featuring companies and organisations from all sectors of the sport and fitness industry means that young people can gain invaluable advice about how they can get involved – as a player, a coach, a participant, a volunteer, or as a career choice.

Featuring;

Ameri Camp, AFL England, BASC, British Army, Careers in Sport, England Squash, Intelligent Trainer, LTA, Lincolnshire FA, Lincolnshire Sport, Powerhoop, Primal Health Academy, Smaller Earth, Sports Therapy Association, Strength and Conditioning Education, Thomas Cook, UK International Soccer, University of Lincoln, Wild Training.



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