Career Transition: Life after Sport


Why join this course?

Does the prospect of retirement worry you or does the thought of starting something new inspire and motivate you?

For some, this transitional period can be a challenging time, especially as they move from a structured, directed and purposeful career to one that is somewhat unknown. But fear not, thousands of athletes make this transition every year and with this, comes success stories and lots of valuable insights.

The course is led by Olympian and career transition expert Gearoid Towey. Since retiring from the sporting arena in 2008, Gearoid has dedicated his time to supporting hundreds of athletes through their transition from sport. In this course Gearoid will offer an insight into the advice he offers and how these tips can be integrated into your very own transition.

Is this for me?

Are you thinking about retirement? Are you unsure of what you need to do to make your transition a successful one? If so, the information in this course will help answer these questions and provide you with the tools to manage what’s next.

What will I learn?

  1. How your mindset is key in making a successful transition
  2. The importance of sharing with and supporting your peers
  3. Why building ‘life skills’ will set you up for success
  4. The benefits of having interests away from sport
  5. The value of your family and friends

This course will take approximately 30-45 minutes to complete. Once completed, why not share your own experiences and hear from fellow athletes and professionals within our dedicated community space. Just click on the Join the Community Discussion button to get started.

  1. Gold - Career Transition Life after Sport
    Gold - Career Transition Life after Sport
  2. Silver - Career Transition Life after Sport
    Silver - Career Transition Life after Sport
  3. Bronze - Career Transition Life after Sport
    Bronze - Career Transition Life after Sport

Receive your certificate of achievement by winning gold

  • Get Bronze for watching all course videos
  • Earn Silver by completing all course tasks
  • Win Gold for getting 100% in the quiz

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