Listen actively to sport players


Give attention to what players and participants are saying, understand the issues raised, and ask questions when necessary. Sport officials need to display professionalism, integrity and ethical conduct.

Alternative labels

adopt a positive attitude of active listening of the sport players and athletes
listen to sport players actively
develop a listening attitude when talking to players
listen actively to players of sports

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Listen actively to sport players is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Sport official: Sports officials are responsible for administering the rules and laws of a sport and for ensuring fair play according to the rules and laws. The role includes applying rules/ laws during the sport or activity, contributing to health, safety and protection of participants and others during the sport or activity, organising sport events, establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with competitors and others, and communicating effectively.

Optional skill

Listen actively to sport players is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




  1. Listen actively to sport players – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022