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FutureProof partners with Network My Club to connect athletes directly with the business community

October 2022: London – Athlete Transition Consultancy, FutureProof, has partnered with Networking and Events firm Network My Club to provide athletes with opportunities to connect readily with local businesses around […]

Conquering imposter syndrome: valuable lessons from international rugby star Mike Brown

“The culture of a high-performance team and the demands placed on those competing at the highest level prepare you for anything. Creating, managing, maintaining and monitoring those top environments provide […]

Learning your worth: how ex-UFC fighter Chris Cope found himself in software sales and why he’s a perfect fit for the role

“Every time you fight, it’s like a near death experience. You zone in, everything reverberates slowly in the mind, and you remember your training. That pressure creates diamonds!” Chris Cope […]

Finding a helping hand: how Atlantic Projects and FutureProof gave me a fresh start

Authored by Dan Tuohy, ex-Ireland Rugby International If you’re reaching the end of your playing career or have recently finished, talk to FutureProof for advice and guidance on your next […]

Researching your next career: Tips for athletes transitioning into business

Finding a new career is never easy. If you’ve been fortunate enough to know what you wanted to do since an early age, you are definitely one of the lucky […]

PRESS RELEASE: Atlantic Projects Company furthers diversity drive with new athlete program powered by specialist firm, FutureProof

With diversity and inclusion a core business objective, Atlantic Projects Company has expanded its equality and inclusivity programme to create a more diverse working environment with a new initiative targeting […]

Why athletes are perfect for fintech and why fintech is perfect for athletes

Stepping out and competing for the last time is a bittersweet feeling. On the one hand, you can take stock of the halcyon days of your playing career and revel […]

Crafting the perfect athlete CV: the FutureProof mentors’ guide to transitioning into business

Your CV is pivotal to opening the door. The value of your CV therefore, can’t be overstated. It is the first thing an employer sees when evaluating your capabilities to […]

Preparing for an interview: our unbeatable 9 step guide

So you’ve crafted the perfect CV and secured an interview at your dream job. Now, it’s up to you to make sure you are prepared and ready to put your […]

The deepening symbiotic relationship between fintech and professional athletes

When an athlete reaches the end of their professional sporting career, the question of what to do next looms large. Some may choose to remain in the sport, coaching the […]