National Governing Bodies of sport (NGBs)

  • Rugby Football Union
    Rugby Football Union
  • British Wrestling
    British Wrestling
  • Gymnastics England
  • Handball England
    Handball England
  • Amateur Boxing Association of England
    Amateur Boxing Association of England
  • Volleyball England
    Volleyball England
  • England Netball
    England Netball
  • British Aikido Board
    British Aikido Board
  • Swim Ireland
    Swim Ireland
  • UK Athletics
    UK Athletics
  • Archery GB
    Archery GB
  • Banbridge District Council
    Banbridge District Council
  • Scottish Swimming
    Scottish Swimming
  • British Gymnastics
    British Gymnastics
  • The Football Association
    The Football Association

NGBs are pivotal to the national drive to increase participation in sport. The opportunities and challenges of major sporting events such as Glasgow 2014 and the Rugby World Cup in 2015 are also a key focus.

We work closely with NGBs across the UK, providing strategic and operational support including organisational reviews, workforce planning, facilities planning, executive recruitment, database development and club development support:

  • The FA - we are supporting its national facilities audit and strategy.
  • England Basketball - we managed the "Mallin" national organisational review of England and GB Basketball.
  • A World Class Plan - we researched, planned and negotiated the £8million Lottery support for Rugby's innovative, visionary World Class Plan which mapped the current configuration of elite rugby. We set out the structure for player development, RFU England academies and the current Performance Directorate. 
  • The FA  - we prepared guidance designed to optimise opportunities emanating from school investment. This describes and reinforces good practice in the design, development and maintenance of all forms of sports provision in schools.
  • British Judo - our national facilities strategy and associated club development planning template assisted it to secure funds to establish five new facilities for the sport across England.
  • RFU - KKP mapped out the RFU's innovative club-centred approach to developing the community game and its new national club development process.
  • Clubmark - we managed Clubmark for Sport England and more than 30 NGBs, developing first and second tier licensing, overall scheme development, external verification and nationally networked assessor training delivery.
  • British Aikido Board - we reviewed and updated the governance of BAB, building sustainable foundations for the development of the sport - this was followed by production of its five year development plan.
  • British Gymnastics - we delivered its comprehensive national facilities strategy, auditing all existing provision and developing a hierarchy related to both performance and priorities for investment.
  • Amateur Boxing Association of England - we conducted a national survey of boxing stakeholders to assess the social and economic, as well as the sporting and individual character building value and impact of boxing.
  • RFU - we managed a world-wide and domestic recruitment and appointment process for the 30 RFU England academy managers, assistant managers and the new head of the community game.
  • The FA - we developed, tested and rolled out its local facilities planning template, forming the basis for future investment in the community game.
  • Scottish Swimming - we brought a disparate range of agencies together around our proposal for a new competitive swimmer pathway for Edinburgh addressing the previously fractured system and relationships between Scottish Swimming and other partners.

"KKP helped us to turn a corner. It handled a delicate and sensitive situation with tact and a firm hand; just what was required. Creating a swimmer centred pathway that is owned and managed by the clubs is a solution that gives confidence to Scottish Swimming and other funding partners". Performance Director - Scottish Swimming

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