Careers in Sports and Fitness

September 21st, 2010 by Brian Leave a reply »

This is a collection of websites for Ms. Cuppage’s career research unit.

Here’s a link to how to cite the Career Opportunities book.
Field, Shelly. “Sportscaster/Radio”. Career Opportunities in the Sports Industry. New York: Checkmark Books. 1999

Here’s information from the government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics:
Athletic Trainer

Dietitian and Nutritionist
News Analyst, Reporter, and Correspondent
Professional Athlete
Recreation and Fitness Worker
Recreational Therapist

Sports Business and Administration

Professional Sports Agent

Sports Statistician

Sports Industry Publicist

Account Exec for Special – Risk Insurance – Sports

Athletics, and Recreation

Sports Event Coordinator

Coaching and Education

Coach or Manage – Professional Sports Team

Coach – College, University

Coach – High School

Athletic Director – Education

Physical Education (PE) Teacher – College, HS, JHS, Ele.

Officiating Sports Teams

Umpire/ Referee-Pro, college, HS, JHS, Rec Leagues

Sports Journalism

Sports Writer

Sports Columnist

Sportscaster – Television

Sportscaster – Radio

Sports Photographer

Recreation and Fitness

Sports and Fitness Program Coordinator

Personal Trainer

Aerobics Instructor

Health Club Manager, Assistant Manager

Tennis Director

Tennis Teaching Professional

Golf Pro


Horse Racing


Harness Driver (pull carts behind horses competitively)

Harness Racing Judge

Racing Secretary

Racetrack Announcer

Sports Medicine

Athletic Trainer

Physical Therapist

Physical Therapy Assistant

Sports and Fitness Nutritionist

Sports Physician

Massage Therapist


Orthotics and Prosthetics


Sports vision careers

Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Sports Acupuncture and related therapy

Sports Psychologist

And all the assistants to these positions.

Medical Imaging Careers

Wholesaling and Retailing

Manufacturer’s Representative – Sporting Goods

Sports Store Manager

Sporting Goods Salesperson

Boxing and Wrestling


Boxing Referee

Professional Boxing Judge

Boxing Trainer

Boxing Manager

Boxing Trainer

Ring Announcer

Professional Wrestling Referee


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