Sport & Recreation YOU - Your Guide to a Career in Sport & Recreation

Sport & Recreation YOU is a guided tour through the world of sport & recreation. By the end, you’ll be able to confidently step in the direction of your future because you’ll have a solid understanding of what you need for success in this industry now and long-term. 

All aspiring sport & recreation professionals are faced with the same crucial questions:

  1. What are the different careers in sport & recreation?

  2. What does it take to be a professional in sport & recreation?

  3. What’s the future of the sport & recreation profession and what does this mean to me?

  4. How have other marketers got to where they are today?

In Sport & Recreation YOU, we dig into answering each of these questions with intentional curiosity. In addition, Sport & Recreation YOU explores 10-Year Mission Maps for the following 12 positions:

  • Marketing Manager – Provincial Sport Organization

  • Director, Community Relations – Professional Sport

  • Product Manager – Sport & Recreation Manufacturer

  • Tournament Manager – Major Golf Tournament

  • Tournament Manager – eSports

  • General Manager – Recreation Center

  • Operations Manager – Stadium

  • Assistant Athletic Director – University/College

  • Parasport Program Coordinator – Civic Recreation

  • Outdoor Recreation Guide – Entrepreneur/Self-Employed

  • Health & Wellness Manager – Corporate

  • Athletic Director/Coach – High School

Sport & Recreation YOU is part of the Designing YOU book series. All Career Guides are available to download for FREE.