Career Opportunities in the Sports Industry, 4/e

Career Opportunities in the Sports Industry, 4/e

by Shelly Field
     
 

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

Cheerleader

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Overview

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

Cheerleader

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.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816077816
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/01/2010
Series:
Career Opportunities Series
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
752,921
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

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