The Professional Body of Sports Leadership (PBSL) and Pro Sports Assembly form a strategic partnership

PBSL and Pro Sports Assembly form strategic partnership to create international opportunities in the sports industry

The new partnership will provide members with coaching, mentoring, training and support to aid career progression 

London, UK – Austin, Texas, USA, 16th June 2021: The Professional Body of Sports Leadership (PBSL) and Pro Sports Assembly (PRO) have today formed a strategic partnership to provide new career progression opportunities for current and aspiring professionals in the sports industry internationally.

Representing current and aspiring leaders in the influential and rapidly growing sports industry, United Kingdom-based PBSL and United States-based PRO provide on-going development opportunities through educational courses, coaching and mentoring, networking and training programs focussed on the forward-thinking advancement of diverse and inclusive leadership.

By joining forces and forming a strategic partnership, the two organizations will provide their members with reciprocal benefits and jointly develop new leadership programs, content, and training courses to support career advancement.

The PBSL and PRO will also explore opportunities to work with sports organizations and commercial partners including rights holders, venues, agencies, support services and brands to develop their in-house teams and advance the positive societal impact that sports has worldwide.

 Tom Sears, Founder and Chair of the PBSL, said: 
“Our new strategic partnership with PRO will provide greater support for professionals working in the sports industry through combining our forward-thinking and inclusive approaches. 

“By working together, the PBSL and PRO can provide career development services to any individual or organization throughout the global sports industry. Our combined experience, expertise and knowledge will further enhance the levels of support available to individuals and organizations in the industry, while creating new opportunities.” 

Laura Dixon, President of Pro Sports Assembly, said: 
“This partnership with PBSL provides PRO with the international footprint necessary for our members to grow their knowledge base and advance their career in a more comprehensive and accelerated manner. We look forward to joining forces with PBSL to build a value-added network of support and resources, which we expect will someday see a lot more overseas roles and opportunities for members of our two organizations.”Notes to Editors 

About the Professional Body of Sports Leadership: 

The Professional Body of Sports Leadership (PBSL) is a professional membership body representing current, and aspiring, senior executives, high-performance specialists and non-executive directors in the sports industry. 

An independent body led by people with extensive experience of holding senior positions in sport, the PBSL is dedicated to enabling individuals across the sports industry to achieve their personal best. It aims to drive the development of a new standard in sports industry leadership and governance, safeguard mental health and wellbeing and actively promote inclusion and diversity in all its forms. Alongside this, it harnesses the collective knowledge of the industry, creating an industry dialogue and representative voice. 

Members have access to a central platform where they can connect, share best practice, and access professional development and individual support, including seminars, workshops, education courses and networking, as well as personal development in the form of mentoring, well-being guidance and legal advice. 

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