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Careers in Sport Management

 orbacherAs public interest in sports has increased, so have positions in  sport management and administration. Some 750,000 job opportunities now exist in profit and non-profit sport entities. Recent The College at Brockport graduates have held positions as a public relations officer at Walt Disney Corp. program director at the Montclair, New Jersey YMCA; vice president of the Rochester Red Wings (AAA baseball); vice president of the Amerks (professional hockey); reservation manager at Madison Square Garden; staff member at the NFL headquarters in New York City and general manager at the Batavia Baseball Club.

Job opportunities exist within the sport management profession in such positions as (among others): advertising director, athletic director (associate or assistant), commentator for radio/television, community recreation manager, golf course director, corporate or industrial fitness director, country club manager, development (fundraising) director, director of sales, director of marketing, equipment room manager, buildings and grounds director, facility  manager, sales, financial or business manager, fitness club manager, director of scouting, director of camps, college or university intramural director, media relations director, personnel director, facilities planner, publications director, equipment manufacture manager, photo journalist, press relations director, promotions and fundraising director, public relations director, public address announcer, director of security, sports club manager, sports information director, sport  journalist, sport statistician, stadium or arena manager, ticket operations manager, travel secretary, etc.

Last Updated 1/2/15