Job search
Job Search
Latest news
More news: (showing 1 - 20 of 13110)           
UK only International

Parkour pioneer Eugene Minogue to stand down as CEO of Parkour UK

By Tom Walker    29 Jul 2019
Minogue was instrumental in UK becoming the first country to officially recognise parkour as a sport

Parkour UK chief executive Eugene Minogue will step down as CEO after 10 years in the role.

During his tenure, Minogue – who has held the role since the founding of Parkour UK in 2009 – has raised the profile of the activity and was instrumental in a successful campaign to ensure the UK became the first country to officially recognise parkour as a sport.

Thanks to its recognition as a sport by Sport England, parkour is now eligible to bid for government and National Lottery funding.

Commenting on his decision to stand down, Minogue said: "It now feels like the right time for me to step down and for somebody new to take the organisation forward through the next period of its growth and development to continue establishing Parkour/Freerunning as a ‘social-norm’.

"It has been a true honour to serve as the founding CEO of the first-ever recognised NGB for Parkour/Freerunning globally in Parkour UK, and to witness the rapid growth of our sport and community over the past decade.

"During those 10 years, we have achieved so much. We've established the world’s first (and still only) regulated coaching qualifications; introduced Parkour/Freerunning into UK schools; awarded the London 2012 Inspire Mark; lead the development of both a British and a European Standard for Parkour Equipment; and establishing a participation base of around 100,000 people.

"These achievements have all been achieved without any public funding, that the vast majority of other recognised sports and NGB’s regularly receive in abundance."

The recruitment process to find a new CEO will commence later this year.

Parkour  Eugene Minogue 
Sign up for FREE ezines & magazines
Related features
Sports jobs
Everyone Active
featured job

Swimming Teachers

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive hourly rate
Job location: Nationwide

Personal / Fitness Trainer - East Ham High Street

The Gym Group
Salary: Fantastic Benefits
Location: London, England

Personal / Fitness Trainer - Manchester Ashton Old Road

The Gym Group
Salary: Fantastic Benefits
Location: Greater Manchester, England

Duty Manager

Gedling Borough Council
Salary: up to £22,462 PA
Location: Arnold, Nottingham, UK

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £22,008 per annum
Location: Redhill, Surrey, UK

Senior Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £23,894 per annum
Location: Barnet, UK

Leisure Team Member Apprentice

GLL
Salary: Up to £22,008 per annum
Location: Stratford, London, UK

Leisure Assistant

Circadian Leisure Trust
Salary: :£8.21 - £8.70 per hour
Location: Yate, Bristol, UK

Swimming Teacher

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive rate of pay
Location: Rickmansworth, UK

Duty Manager

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive salary
Location: Stowmarket, UK
recruiting with sports management

Swimming Teacher

Circadian Leisure Trust
Salary: £10.96 - £13.24 per hour
Location: Yate, Bristol, UK

Trainee Duty Manager

Legacy Leisure
Salary:
Location: Backwell, Bristol, UK

Management Accountant

Mytime Active
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Location: Bromley, UK

General Manager

The Gym Group
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Location: South Ruislip, Ruislip, UK

Senior Duty Officer

Hartlepool Borough Council
Salary: Band 8 £21,589 - £22,911 pro rata
Location: Hartlepool, UK

Play Leader

Lex Leisure
Salary:
Location: Sidcup, UK

Senior Digital Project Manager

The Gym Group
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Location: Croydon, UK
recruiting with sports management

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £22,008 per annum
Location: Tadworth, UK

Senior Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £23,894 per annum
Location: Poplar, London, UK

Pilates Reformer Instructor

Yves Preissler Business Consulting
Salary: Competitive rate of tax free pay
Location: London, UK

Indoor Cycling Instructor

Yves Preissler Business Consulting
Salary: Competitive rate of tax free pay
Location: London, UK

Group Exercise Instructor

Yves Preissler Business Consulting
Salary: Competitive rate of tax free pay
Location: United Kingdom

Party Host

Circadian Leisure Trust
Salary: £6.97up to £8.21 per hour
Location: Bristol, UK

Activity Staff

Circadian Leisure Trust
Salary: £6.97up to £8.21 per hour
Location: Bristol, UK
training with sports management

General Manager

The Gym Group
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Location: Ilford, UK

Personal / Fitness Trainer - Vauxhall

The Gym Group
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Vauxhall, London, UK

Duty Manager

Lex Leisure
Salary: £22,880
Location: Richmond, UK

Senior Recreation Assistant

GLL
Salary: Up to £19,775 per annum
Location: Belfast, UK

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £18,305 per annum
Location: Belfast, UK

Recreation Assistant Apprentice

Legacy Leisure
Salary:
Location: Brackley, UK

Assistant General Manager

The Gym Group
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Location: East Ham, London, UK
lifeguard jobs  swimming teacher jobs  recreation assistant jobs  apprenticeships jobs  personal trainer jobs  Gymnastics Coach jobs  duty manager jobs  assistant manager jobs  general manager jobs  assistant general manager jobs  Catering Assistant jobs  Customer Services Advisor jobs 
More jobs

Video Gallery

Wattbike
The choice of the elite. Wattbike introduced the first true indoor bike in 2008, changing indoor cycling forever. Developed in association with world class coaches and athletes, and now chosen by the world’s premier health clubs, cycling studios, and personal trainers as well as universities, the military, and countless athletes and coaches across the world, Wattbike has truly revolutionised indoor cycling. Want to join our revolution? Power up your business with Wattbike.
Visit website
More videos

Company profile

Company profile: Precor
For more than 35 years, Precor has driven fitness forward. We continue that heritage every day, by advancing what’s possible in design innovation, member experience and service.
View full profile >
More company profiles

Featured Supplier

Gympass expands in Ireland with flagship operator Gym Plus
Gympass, a leader in corporate fitness sales, has expanded its network to Ireland following a new partnership with Gym Plus.
View full details >
More featured suppliers

Diary dates

21-23 Jan 2020
Harrogate Convention Centre, Harrogate, United Kingdom
28-30 Jan 2020
Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
29-30 Jan 2020
Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway, San Francisco, United States
20 Feb 2020
The Old Truman Brewery, London, United Kingdom
More diary dates