America has seen a surge in interest in sports at all levels, from pee wee soccer to the professional leagues. Travel teams, recreational departments, non-profit organizations and more have seen an increase in demand for proper leadership and management. Individuals with knowledge of sports and coaching functions, as well as business acumen necessary for program and facilities management, are in demand.
Jackson College Offers the following program options:
An associate degree in sports management and will open the door to entry-level opportunities. Further study in sports management or business and management will broaden opportunities.
Earnings vary by position and location. Some examples include: recreation workers, $22,620 annually; coaches, $30,640 annually.
Demand is expected to grow as the popularity of sports grows.