The highly competitive field of sports management provides sports minded people with a head for business opportunities for exciting careers in the world of athletics. Sports management professionals work as team managers, athletic directors, sports agents and recruiters, marketing and PR professionals, and more. Find out more about the career options in chapter one of this helpful guide, titled “What is Sports Management?” Also learn about what an average day is like for sports management professionals, types of companies and organizations that hire people in the industry, and what kind of degree to consider pursuing. This guide also has great information about the average salaries of different types of professionals and what the future holds for people in the athletic industry. Readers will also learn a lot about how to grow as a sports management professional (chapter seven) and ways to get a jump start on the job hunt (chapter ten). Every chapter of this guide provides several helpful links so you can learn more about the field of Sports Management.