How Volunteering Can Lead to a Job in the Sports Industry

Volunteering can have personal benefits, such as boosting your self-esteem and providing a positive vibe about making the world a better place. But it can also help you set yourself apart from other applicants in the sports industry. Volunteering will help you gain new skills and make new contacts in your desired field. To get […]

Approaching Sports Internships from an Employers Perspective

If a college education was a car, internships would be the keys – because you aren’t getting anywhere without them. So much time is spent extolling the virtues of sports internships, but we so often approach the subject only from the perspective of the student and rarely from the perspective of the employer. Maybe we […]

Six Ways to Inspire Your Sports Team as a Coach

Being a basketball coach, I am familiar with how sport teams work, what makes them tick, and what they need to do in order to win. It would be an understatement to say that it’s a complex undertaking. You have a team of individuals, which need to be work as one toward a common goal. […]

Five Goals to Help You Land Your Sports Broadcasting Dream Job

Remember as a child when you sat around the television with your family watching pro sports? At some point you probably heard Vin Scully’s “play ball” voice or saw the late-great Craig Sager report in his fashionable suits. You would always say one day that will be me – I will be that voice, that […]

What Do You Need to Know If You Want to Be a Sports Agent?

When we hear about the sports industry on TV or in the news we often imagine it to be a thriving, glamorous field where athletes become stars overnight because of one great performance. We see them enjoying the pleasures of nationwide, and sometimes worldwide, attention. However, rarely do we try to imagine the struggles they […]

Five Traits Both Managers and Coaches Want on Their Team

We can all understand the connection between the world of sports and successful living. In the athletic world there are superstars, heroes, trainers, coaches, big organizations, little clubs, and many dedicated people working behind the scenes. The same is true for pursuing education, finding a career, and living life in general. The traits managers look […]

4K, VR and Drones: The Evolution of Sports Broadcasting

It seems so long ago when the only way to check football scores or the US Open golf leaderboard was by flicking to the sports pages in a newspaper. These days, it seems you can watch or listen to every putt, point or pitch from sports around the world, thanks to the evolution of sports […]

7 Essential Tips for Anyone Pursuing a Career in Sports Photography

There are different types of photography, each requiring a different mastery of technique, skills and equipment. For example, taking photos of products, or photos of animals, requires a much different approach as compared to being a photographer at live action sports events. If you have a passion for sports and photography there could be no […]

Celebrating International Women’s Day and the Evolution of Women’s Sports

Opportunities for women to participate in sports were scarce for centuries and the evolution of women’s sports was slow to develop. Title IX was enacted in 1972 and became the first stepping stone for women to have equal education and athletic rights. But there are still huge discrepancies. March 8th is International Women’s Day and […]

Want to Become an NFL General Manager? Here’s Ten Potential Career Paths

In the multi-billion dollar NFL industrial machine the search for talent reaches far and wide. Heard of Tiffin University? NFL scouts and executives have. That’s where they found 2-time Super Bowl Champion wide receiver Nate Washington. New England Patriots Super Bowl hero Malcolm Butler showcased his skills at Division II West Alabama, while Dave Krieg […]

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