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Sports Administrator
Sports administrators are involved in managing and promoting sporting clubs, fitness centers and sports facilities, marketing sports programs, in sales for sporting goods manufacturers, and as athleti
Average Pay:     Qualifications: Bachelor of Science
The Job
There are many opportunities for sports administrators as: * Sports Development Manager * Sports Facility Manager * Sports Marketing Manager * Advertising Director/Professional Sports * Athletic Program Fund Raising * Development Director * Business Manager for Sports Team * Clubhouse Manager * Director of Player Development or Team Operations * Equipment Manager * Health Club Manager * Player Contract Manager * Professional Sports Agent * School Athletics Director * Sports and Fitness Program Coordinator * Sports Events Coordinator * Sports Facilities Architect or Engineer * Sports Museum Administrator/Curator
Work Environment
There are jobs managing school, college, professional, and organizational programs.
College Majors
Sports Marketing, Business Administration
Minimum Qualifications
The skills required to become a sports administrator include a strong interest in sport and recreation, good communication and interpersonal skills and a sound business ability. Further skills required will depend on which area of sports administration you decide to go in to.
Personality traits helpful for this career
strong interest in sport and recreation, good communication and interpersonal skills
Quick Facts
  • This is a growing field
Compensation and Outlook
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