KinseySears London
Gridiron Building
One Pancras Square
London N1C 4AG
KinseySears Manchester
No.1 Spinningfields
Quay St
Manchester M3 3JE
Contact Us
+44 (0)203 488 2629


KinseySears delivers successful recruitment assignments for organisations worldwide. We work across all areas of the sports, physical activity and leisure sectors to secure outstanding individuals for your organisation.

Our specialist search function and experienced consultants enable us to deliver local, national and global search and selection projects from identifying and engaging individuals to recruiting multiple roles and restructuring Boards.

KinseySears has the ability to match your requirements with exceptional candidates looking for suitable opportunities. We source high quality individuals with the specific skills, backgrounds, values and behaviours your organisation requires. Our networks and research capabilities enable us to access the influential leaders you need and our knowledgeable and personal approach ensures they are willing to invest their time and commit to your organisation.

Where appropriate, we source the very best talent from both within the sports industry and also complementary sectors where individuals have the transferable skills and experience to bring a fresh perspective and make a real impact.

For each client we deliver a high quality, bespoke service and our record of delivering successful search projects across all areas of the sports industry is exemplary including C-level and senior management positions across all functions, specialist high-performance roles and Board, Trustee and NED positions.

Our Commitment to Candidates

KinseySears makes a commitment to all potential candidates that they will have personal access to one of our senior team throughout the journey with us.

If you are considering the next stages of your career, we will invest the time to listen, understand your objectives and work with you to achieve them. Throughout the process, from your initial enquiry and during any assignment, we make sure we communicate with you, keep you updated and informed.

We provide an honest assessment and feedback at every stage to ensure you can develop as an individual, showcase your experience and abilities to your full potential and address any areas necessary.

If you would like an informal conversation about your career options, or are interested in Board level positions please feel free to get in touch. We will use our experience and expertise to help you.

Placed Candidates & Organisational Support

Unique to KinseySears is that the support we offer our clients and placed candidates does not cease when people take up their roles.

In order to ensure placed candidates are afforded the best opportunity to make a positive, tangible difference in their new roles, we offer complimentary executive coaching and mentoring support throughout the first year of each candidate’s tenure.

They receive up to four 90-minute one-one executive coaching sessions from an Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) qualified Executive Coach with extensive experience of the sports industry at senior leadership and Board level.

Client Testimonial
``KinseySears offer a thorough, knowledgeable and insightful approach which is exactly what is required for organisations when sourcing senior executives or Board members. Having worked with Tom I can readily endorse his ability to represent his clients professionally and effectively. He ensures the relationship between his client and candidates is a positive one from the outset and I would have no hesitation in recommending his services.”
Chief Executive, League Managers Association

Client Testimonial
``KinseySears is the best executive leadership/search organisation I have worked with. They have proved themselves to be totally professional in their approach to recent RFL Board development and recruitments in not only the assembly of the candidate list, but also in the subsequent process and advice provided which has been excellent.”
Chief Executive, Rugby Football League

Client Testimonial
``KinseySears were excellent in terms of their ability to deliver to tight deadlines and offer a superb level of support and advice throughout the process which ensured a great outcome.”
Chief Executive, World Netball

Client Testimonial
``We appointed Kinsey Sears to help us recruit a number of senior leadership roles in a very short period of time. They were a pleasure to work with, ran a super-efficient process, provided us with excellent shortlists for each role and ultimately we have appointed candidates who are a perfect fit in terms of technical ability and culture.”
Chief Executive, Rugby League World Cup 2021


KinseySears has the expertise to match your Board’s requirements with exceptional candidates looking for suitable NED and Trustee opportunities. We source Chairs, Officers, NEDs and Trustees with the specific skills and backgrounds your organisation requires.

Progressive and representative governance is essential to any sports organisation regardless of its objectives.

Our networks and research capabilities enable us to access the influential leaders you need and our knowledgeable and personal approach ensures they are willing to invest their time and commit to your organisation.

We also conduct Board reviews to ensure your organisation has the collective skills and experience required. Our diagnostic review identifies your strengths and areas for attention with a focus on whether the skills, experience and diversity are appropriate to deliver the strategic objectives.