You love sports. Maybe it’s the teamwork, the physical activity, and or just the rush of competition. Whatever the reason, you’ve probably thought about becoming a Pro Athlete. But don’t worry if you (like 99.99% of the rest of the world) aren’t an Olympic-level player. There are tons of other jobs that can give you all the satisfaction of playing your favorite sport.
Keep in top physical condition as a Fitness Instructor, or help people get back in the game as a Physical Therapist. Discover new stars as a Scout or solve legal issues as a Sports Lawyer. If you’re happiest out on the pitch, consider creating the perfect playing field as a Turf Manager.
The point is that no matter what field—whether medicine, maintenance, law, or education—you can find a sports job that will keep you close to the game. Scout out a job below!
Careers You May Like
Enforce baseball rules and call strikes on the diamond.
Guide tugboats safely and skillfully to port.
Test-fly and evaluate bleeding edge aerospace designs.
Overpower your opponent as a member of Japan's elite sumo-athletes.
Amaze the world with aeronautical acrobatics.
Lead the staff on a large boat or ship.
Call strikes and balls on the softball diamond.
Enforce the rules of the game of soccer.
Transport passengers and cargo up, down, and across rivers.
Help children bounce back from illnesses, injuries, or surgeries.
Trim bushes, plant flowers, and mow lawns to keep outdoor landscapes clean.
Rank and rate horses and riders in various events.
Evaluate experimental aeronautical designs from inside the cockpit.
Stretch your stomach and chew like a champion to win 1st place!
Record the weights of horse racing Jockeys with an unbiased eye.
Bulk up and hit the gym hard to impress the Judges with perfect muscles.
Take charge of marine vessels on the high seas.
Call traveling violations, fouls, and more as you enforce B-Ball rules.
Parachute from a fixed location thousands of feet above the ground.
Ride the air currents in colorful hot-air balloons.
Drive All Terrain Vehicles in competitive races.
Manage all levels of swimmers and get them in-shape for the meets.
Lead pilates sessions to build clients' flexibility, strength, and poise.
Show skaters how to glide effortlessly and stop safely on the ice.
Rehabilitate patients under the supervision of a Physical Therapist.
Participate in professional competitive athletic events.
Race to the finish line as the US's favorite brand of Driver.
Perform with grace and courage as a professional ice skating athlete.
Help recovered patients continue to improve strength and movement.
Convince future NCAA All-Stars that your school is the one for them.
Teach Baseball Players how to control their swings and hit smart.
Conduct experiments, maintain satellites, and fly into outer space!
Root out the nation's best baseball players for your college or league.
Soar the skies behind the flight stick of a commercial jetliner.
Help patients recover from physical illnesses, injuries, or surgeries.
Teach students how to build mental and physical strength through yoga.
Motivate promising divers to perfect their form and reduce splashes.
Improve your female hitters and fielders with exercise and drills.
Fly from the captain's seat for private, corporate or government airlines.
Guide your team through cheerleading routines.
Teach new actors the power of gesture, speech and theatrical timing.
Keep your players in shape and their on-court skills sharp.
Scale mountains for sport or exploration.
Show clients how to safely build strength and endurance through exercise.
Help players hone their baseball skills by leading drills or giving advice.
Support the Head Coach by running drills and giving knowledgeable input.
Motivate track stars to work hard and excel at their chosen event.
Run drills, go over plays, and lead your football players to victory.
Fly helicopters for various industries and purposes.
Motivate and manage your players to work as a team.
Get horses into racing shape with intense training and care.
Spy on your team's rivals to uncover their weaknesses.
Teach new climbers about hand-holds and the dangers of loose rocks.
Get your student's blood pumping by leading cardiovascular workouts.
Keep fit and strong while competing in professional bike races.
Mold promising high school athletes into a well-oiled collegiate team.
Show athletes how to get stronger and in better shape with new exercises.
Make the final call about plays, starting line-ups, and team strategy.
Keep athletes healthy and performing at peak level.
Stay calm under pressure and call other pro poker players' bluffs.
Entertain crowds at rodeos and circuses with daring horse-back stunts.
Pay the bills with kickflips, ollies, and insane skating tricks.
Help tennis players swing, serve, and return with power and grace.
Travel the country to discover promising new football talent.
Compete in boxing matches all across the country.
Help players set goals and hone their game through drills and exercises.
Teach hockey players to skate, shoot, and work as a team.
Coach pro swimmers to greatness with experience and specific drills.
Show boxers how to jab, weave and train for their next big fight.
Coax your million-dollar horse into a winning position at the races.
Teach players the fundamentals and how to work as a team.