Coaches and Scouts
On the Job
Coaches and Scouts coach people in the fundamentals of sports. They may demonstrate techniques to the players. They may evaluate athletes' strengths and weaknesses.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Select materials or props.
- Coach others.
- Evaluate skills of athletes or performers.
- Provide educational information to the public.
- Coordinate athletic or sporting events or activities.
- Coordinate logistics for productions or events.
- Manage operations of artistic or entertainment departments or organizations.
- Maintain knowledge of laws or regulations.
- Train others on performance techniques.
- Maintain records, documents, or other files.
Typical Working Conditions
- Frequent contact with others.
- Working with a group or team.
- Working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
- The freedom to determine tasks, priorities, and goals.
- Frequent decision-making.
- High levels of competition.
- Being in situations in which conflicts arise.
- Meeting strict deadlines.
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