Sports Management Career Opportunities

How Can I Put This Major To Work?

Activities Coordinator
Activities Director
Business Manager
Community Relations Director
Compliance Director
Corporate Sales Director
Customer Relations Manager
Development Coordinator
Director, Campus Recreation/Facility/Intramurale-Commerce Director
Event Manager / Coordinator / Planner
Fitness Center Manager / Owner
Fitness Trainer
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
Sponsorship Director
Sports Advertising Executive
Sports Broadcaster
Sports Director
Sports Information Manager
Sports Facility Manager
Sports Writer
Ticket Sales Director
Tournament Director

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

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Who Hires Sports Management Graduates?

Advertising/ Public Relations Agencies
Armed Forces
Athletic Associations
Colleges & Universities
Community Centers
Consulting Firms
Cruise Ships
Department Stores
Health Care Institutions
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,
Minor: AAA, AA, A baseball,
NFL-Europe, AF 2, NBDL
Professional Player Associations & Unions: NFL, MLB,NHL,NBA, alumni
Retail & Other Service Agencies
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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