Manage sporting career


Consider all career routes and identify short, medium and long term goals for the career. Review and update the career plan.

Alternative labels

plan a sporting career
decide on a sporting career
manage career in sports
manage a sport career

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Manage sporting career is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Professional athlete: Professional athletes compete in sports and athletic events. They train on a regular basis and exercise with professional coaches and trainers. Building up the necessary skills needs natural talent as well as planning and endurance to get through the needed training programmes.

Optional skill

Manage sporting career 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.

Talent agent: Talent agents represent artists, authors, performers and athletes. They promote their clients in order to attract prospective employers. Talent agents set up public appearances, auditions and performances. They take care of contract negotiations.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022