SportsBook - 2011
This title examines the positions of professional athlete, agent, college coach, and sports journalist. The duties and responsibilities of the professional in each of these occupations are examined. Through profiles of Kevin Youkilis, Tom Mills, Barry Hinson, and Jayson Stark, readers will get the sense of the sports professional's life. Readers will learn about daily life in professional sports, average salaries, and educational requirements and steps to securing one of these positions. Readers will learn what characteristics and interests make for a successful career in the sports industry, and a short self-evaluation analyses the prospective professional's potential for success in the field. Also included are evaluations of each profession's potential market, and how to find work. Inside the Industry is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.