The Ins and Outs of Being a Sports Reporter – Work in Sports Podcast e026

Veteran Sports Reporter Bryan Salmond Joins the Show to Discuss His Viewpoint on Becoming a Sports Reporter Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp, Director of Content for and this is the WorkinSports podcast… So far we’ve had 15 sports industry expert interviews and when I first started laying out this concept, I figured I’d hit […]

How Do You Learn Sports Specific Skills? Work in Sports Podcast e023

Do You Want to Become a Professional Scout? An Agent? A Coach? A General Manager? How Do You Learn Those Sports Specific Skills? Dr. Lynn Lashbrook, President and Founder of Sports Management Worldwide joins us on the podcast to explain his unique approach to teaching thousands of students around the globe specific sports industry skills. […]

Pursuing a Career as a Sports Agent

Pursuing a career in sports agency can be a worthwhile career path for individuals interested in the business side of sports. The only problem with this career path is that the blueprint of how to start a career in sports agency is not set in stone. Sports agents often come from multiple different backgrounds. Let’s […]

How to Become a Buyer for a Sports Retailer

Have you ever wondered how your favorite sports brand gets put into retail stores? All stores, whether a large chain or small business, have at least one employee that decides what products will be sold in store. This buyer finds the best product at the lowest prices by negotiating with dozens of vendors. They also […]

Are You Ready to Work in Baseball? Work in Sports Podcast e018

Are You Ready to Work in Baseball? Josh Rawitch, Senior VP of Content and Communication for the Arizona Diamondbacks joins us on the Work in Sports Podcast Hi, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for and this is the WorkinSports Podcast. I had this dream early in my career that I wanted to work […]

The Rise of Coaching in eSports

  Advances in technology are changing every aspect of our lives, including sports. New devices are revolutionizing the ways athletes train and how coaches strategize. However, technology has birthed an entirely new way to play: video games. Although video games are not the first thing that come to people’s minds when they think of sports, […]

How Do You Take the Next Step in Your Sports Career? – Work in Sports Podcast e012

How Do You Take The Next Step in Your Sports Career? Hi I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for and this is the work in sports podcast— Welcome to our Monday edition where I answer fan questions we’ve received throughout the week, I do a deep dive into a specific problem or question someone […]

Three Top Teams to Work for in Sports

When you’re trying to break into work in the sports world, it might seem like any team will do. In reality, working for a club that doesn’t share your values can leave you disheartened and burned out, making it hard to gain the experience needed to advance the career of your dreams. Luckily, there are […]

7 Careers Fans of Winter Sports Should Consider

If you turn your passion into your career, you won’t work a day in your life – so the wisdom goes. If you’re a winter sports fan, there are a number of jobs you could consider which will combine your interest with a way to earn a living. Get your gear in order and take […]

Becoming a Pro Sports Executive – Work in Sports Podcast E009

The Soft Skill You Need for Sports Jobs and an Interview with Amber Cox VP of the Connecticut Sun Hi I’m Brian Clapp, Director of Content for and this is the WorkinSports podcast. I had a mentor, he was my General Manager at Fox Sports Northwest, and he was giving me advice on hiring […]