Sports

Overview

Are you willing to practice countless hours to improve your skills? Are you a good negotiator? Maybe a career in sports is for you!

It is never too early to start thinking about your future! Explore the different career options within a single field with Inside the Industry. Though self-discovery and aptitude assessment, you can determine if a particular field is right for you. Chapters discuss a typical work environment as well as what classes and levels of education are ...

See more details below
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (8) from $7.99   
  • New (4) from $7.99   
  • Used (4) from $8.22   
Note: Kids' Club Eligible. See More Details.
Sending request ...

Overview

Are you willing to practice countless hours to improve your skills? Are you a good negotiator? Maybe a career in sports is for you!

It is never too early to start thinking about your future! Explore the different career options within a single field with Inside the Industry. Though self-discovery and aptitude assessment, you can determine if a particular field is right for you. Chapters discuss a typical work environment as well as what classes and levels of education are needed, what personality and skill types fit well within each job, and what the future of each market looks like for job opportunities. In addition to plenty of real-life examples and up-to-date information, the engaging text is filled with tips to help you get Inside the Industry!

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Kirsten Shaw
Author Brian Howell gives young readers an in-depth look at the various careers available inside the sports industry. While many children dream of a career as a professional athlete, few will actually realize that dream. Howell highlights other potential career choices in sports including sports agent, college coach, athletic trainer, sportswriter, scout, and more. Each chapter takes a comprehensive look at the work involved in each career within the sports industry and asks questions to help readers determine if the job would be a good fit for them. The end of each chapter provides a checklist containing appropriate education choices and tips on how to get started. Howell also provides real life examples and stories from the professionals working in the sports industry. Photos detailing each career give readers a glimpse inside a day in the life of a professional. Also included are a list of professional organizations and a glossary of terms commonly used in the sports industry. Part of the "Inside the Industry" series. Reviewer: Kirsten Shaw
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781617148040
  • Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 1/28/2011
  • Series: Inside the Industry Series
  • Pages: 112
  • Age range: 12 - 15 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Is a Sports Job for You? 6

Chapter 2 What Is a Professional Athlete? 16

Chapter 3 Would You Make a Good Professional Athlete? 28

Chapter 4 What Is a Sports Agent? 38

Chapter 5 Would You Make a Good Sports Agent? 48

Chapter 6 What Is a College Coach? 56

Chapter 7 Would You Make a Good College Coach? 68

Chapter 8 What Is a Sportswriter? 76

Chapter 9 Would You Make a Good Sportswriter? 88

Get Your Foot in the Door 96

Professional Organizations 98

Market Facts 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 105

Index 110

About the Author 112

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)