Career Opportunities in the Sports Industry (4TH ed.)
Contributor(s): Field, Shelly (Author)
ISBN: 0816077819 EAN: 9780816077816
Publisher: Checkmark Books
US SRP: $ 18.95 US
Binding: Paperback: 380 pages
Pub Date: June 01, 2010
Annotation: Americans young and old enjoy sports as competitors or fans. Whether you want to be a professional athlete or manage a sports store, the industry offers diverse opportunities in a variety of areas.
Career Opportunities in the Sports Industry, Fourth Edition details more than 80 jobs in this thriving industry, including:
- Professional Baseball Player
- Professional Sports Agent
- Physical Education Teacher
- Pro Football Referee
- Radio Sportscaster
- Health Club Manager
- Professional Boxing Judge
- Sporting Goods Salesperson
- Sports Team Webmaster
Throughout this helpful career guide, the reader will find a quick reference Career Profile for each job summarizing its notable features, a Career Ladder illustrating frequent routes to and from the position described, and a comprehensive text pointing out special skills, education, training, and various associations relevant to each post.
Appendixes include educational degree programs workshops, seminars, and symposiums trade associations, unions, and other organizations listings of professional sports teams cable and network television sports departments and sports career Web sites.