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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.

Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 9
BISACS JNF054000, JNF024040, JNF011000
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Careers
Copyright 2011
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Season 2011-01-01
Item No 1804-0
ISBN 9781617148040
Title Format Reinforced Hardcover
Dewey 796.023
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 6.25 x 9.25
Accelerated Reader® Quiz NOT AR

Author: Brian Howell