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What does a Sports Development Manager do?

A Sports Development Manager oversees the promotion of a sport or sporting organisation. You might promote the sport within the community by conducting activity sessions or target particular groups such as school students or sporting clubs. Sports Development Managers might focus on increasing participant numbers, improving player skills or boosting the sport’s public image. You might work with beginning players or develop the abilities of more experienced players.

Sports Development Managers should be passionate about their sport and be knowledgeable about its development. It’s important that you are a strong leader and can communicate well with people from a range of backgrounds. You’ll need good interpersonal skills and should enjoy interacting with other people.

Sports Development Manager Courses

There are 2 courses available for people who want to become a Sports Development Manager.

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How much does a Sports Development Manager earn?

In Australia, a full time Sports Development Manager generally earns $1,350 per week ($70,200 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Sports Development Manager?

This industry has seen stable employment numbers in recent years. There are currently 1,100 people working in this field in Australia and this number has remained the same over the last five years. Sports Development Managers may find work across all regions of Australia.

How do I become a Sports Development Manager?

If you’re planning a career as a Sports Development Manager, consider enrolling in a Diploma of Sport Development. You’ll learn the principles of sports psychology and explore various strategies for supporting athletes. A Diploma of Sport may also be a suitable qualification.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within sport coaching. Click on the occupation for information on the course you should enrol in to start your journey.

Sourced from The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and MySkills.gov.au.