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Sports Science Exploration

by Niral Patel Featured Blogger A career in sports can mean anything from on-the-field athletics, personnel management and coaching to team marketing, finance and health and wellness. The broad spectrum of “sports jobs” creates opportunities for people from all walks of life. A burgeoning area of the industry, sports science, […]

Read This Book: Quitter

While some of us enter the sports industry immediately after high school or college, many of us attempt the career transition after toiling in a different field for years. Jon Acuff’s book, titled Quitter, has application for those of us looking to make that eventual transition. Its subtitle explains its […]

Making the Team Look Good Off the Field

Most sports-minded people have dreamed of being the player who scores the winning touchdown or hits the buzzer-beating basket that gives their favorite team a championship. Sadly, few of us have the physical skills necessary to make that kind of contribution on the field. If you’re creative, though, you might […]

Sports Jobs Terminology: Speaking the Lingo

    Every industry has its own jargon and sports business is certainly no exception. Speaking the language and understanding the terminology will aid you in crafting a well-worded resume, acing a job interview and overcoming the learn curve of a first job. Simply put, if you don’t sound educated […]

Masters in Sports Administration Salary

Sports administration is a great field for students who are sports fans but are not able to be competitive in the professional world. With a master’s degree in sports administration, you can work as a sports manager, facility director, coach, or in any number of other positions related to the world […]

Measuring Sports Sponsorship ROI

Editors Note: Measuring the return on a sponsorship investment is a tricky task and one that has fascinated me as a sports marketing executive dating back to the first time I signed off on a large sponsorship with the St. Louis Cardinals. A good sports marketer will create “activation” opportunities […]