Sports Management Career Opportunities

How Can I Put This Major To Work?

Activities Coordinator
Activities Director
Business Manager
Coach
Community Relations Director
Compliance Director
Consultant
Corporate Sales Director
Customer Relations Manager
Designers
Development Coordinator
Director, Campus Recreation/Facility/Intramurale-Commerce Director
Event Manager / Coordinator / Planner
Fitness Center Manager / Owner
Fitness Trainer
Insurance
Agent
Manager of Operations
Marketing Specialist
Marketing Manager/ Assistant
Marketing/Promotions Director
Non-profit Sports Administrator
Player Agent / Representative
Program Director
Public Relations Manager / Director
Purchasing Agent / Buyer
Recreation Manager
Recreation Specialist
Sales Rep
Sales Supervisor/ Director
Self-employed
Sponsorship Director
Sports Advertising Executive
Sports Broadcaster
Sports Director
Sports Information Manager
Sports Facility Manager
Sports Writer
Ticket Sales Director
Tournament Director
Trainer

Average Salaries for Sports Management Jobs

Coach $39,674
Director of Campus Recreation $57,312
Player Agent/ Representative $62,627
Sports Facility Manager $60,530

Data provided by payscale.com

Who Hires Sports Management Graduates?

Advertising/ Public Relations Agencies
Armed Forces
Athletic Associations
Camps
Colleges & Universities
Community Centers
Consulting Firms
Corporations
Cruise Ships
Department Stores
Health Care Institutions
Hotels
Insurance Companies
Government Agencies: State & City
Sports Commissions
Media Outlets: TV, Newspaper, Radio,Online
National Sports Organizations/Governing
Bodies: Councils on Physical Fitness & Sports, State Games, Women’s Sports Foundation
Non-profit Organizations: YMCA/YWCA, Special Olympics, Boys’ & Girls’ Clubs
Parks & Recreation Centers
Professional Leagues: NFL, MLB, NBA,
WNBA, NHL, MLS, AFL, WPSL/NPF.
Minor: AAA, AA, A baseball,
NFL-Europe, AF 2, NBDL
Professional Player Associations & Unions: NFL, MLB,NHL,NBA, alumni
Retail & Other Service Agencies
Self-employed
Sports & Leisure Industry: Resorts, Health & Fitness Clubs
Sports Associations: PGA, LPGA, Senior PGA, Nike Tour, US Tennis, NASCAR
Sports Equipment & Supply Industries
Sports Management Groups: Golf
Courses, Company Special Events
Sports Marketing Agencies: IMG, Octagon
Stadiums & Arenas
The Olympic Movement: IOC, USOC,
Nat’l sports governing bodies

What are a few organizations that have employed Fontbonne Sports Management graduates?

Center of Clayton
Gravity Fitness & Spa
Scottrade Center
St. Louis Sports Commission
University of Evansville

How Can Fontbonne Help with My Career Development?

Our office provides a range of free services online and in person for our current students and alumni, including:

Career counseling

Personality and interest assessments

Guidance when choosing majors and careers

Networking assistance

Resume and cover letter assistance

Mock interviews and interview prep

On-Campus Interviewing

Job and internship search advice

Work place etiquette training

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