Sports roles for graduates

The sports industry can provide a huge variety of roles for graduates. Naturally, it's a competitive industry to break into but with a range of roles to be found, you can be sure to find a sports role that's suitable to you.

So what sports roles can I do?

Good question! Below are just a few of the sort of roles you can expect to find within the sports industry:

Sports teacher

Becoming a sports teacher is a great way to inspire the next generation of athletes. Becoming a teacher in physical education or sports can require qualifications. There are a number of paths available to you to become a sports teacher. At minimum it is recommended to attain a GCSE PE and post 16 qualifications that are relevant (A level PE; BTEC Sport). Furthermore, you can obtain a degree in B.Ed in Physical Education or a relevant undergraduate degree followed by a PGCE.

Sports analyst

Think your playing days might be over? As sports are becoming more and more data driven, the sports analyst role quickly becoming one of the most available jobs in the industry. An enthusiasm and passion for sport is a must, as well as an analytical mind. A degree in maths or sports science would be recommended before considering the role.

Personal trainer

The great thing about becoming a personal trainer is that you get to be your own boss. The role requires a strong and driven personality, and a form of sports science degree or degree in physical education is a recommend - or a Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing at a minimum.

 

Key articles for those looking for a career in Sports:

Recruiters in this sector:

adidas

At adidas, it connects us - whether we're working for adidas or Reebok. We're all working towards a future motivated by passion, original thinking, and the desire to build upon a proud legacy

bet365

bet365 is the world’s favourite online sports betting company serving over 45 million customers across the globe and employing over 4,300 people.

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Betfair

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Camp America

Camp america summer camp work experience opportunities.

Lattitude Global Volunteering

We are an international youth development organisation that provides voluntary work experience/internship-style placements for young people.

Mark Warner

Mark Warner specialise in superb activity holidays to top ski resorts in Europe and beautiful beach locations in the Mediterranean.

Sports Xtra

Welcome to Sports Xtra, the UK's leading sports development and health promotion organisation.