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My Brilliant Sporting Career
Ships in 3-5 business days
The autobiography of a sports enthusiast who was also a near incompetent
A Career In Sports: Advice from Sports Business Leaders
Ships in 3-5 business days
People who are fortunate enough to work in sports get paid to do what many sports fans would do for free. The questions then become: 1) what can a person do to get that dream job in sports, and 2)... More > what makes someone successful once in the job?
A Career In Sports: Advice from Sports Business Leaders answers these questions and many more. This book captures advice from 31 sports executives working in areas such as college athletics, pro sports, sponsorship, and player personnel. Their insights are valuable to students and young professionals starting careers in sports and anyone who is looking to make a career change into the sports industry.< Less
Career Success Secrets for GAMING AND SPORTS BOOKS WRITERS AND RUNNERS
Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners
Assist in the operation of games such as keno and bingo. Scan winning tickets presented by patrons, calculate amount of winnings and pay patrons. May... More > operate keno and bingo equipment. May start gaming equipment that randomly selects numbers. May announce number selected until total numbers specified for each game are selected. May pick up tickets from players, collect bets, receive, verify and record patrons' cash wagers.
Sample of reported job titles: Keno Writer / Runner, Casino Floor Runner, Race and Sports Book Writer, Casino Attendant, Floor Runner, Bingo Caller, Bingo Clerk, Sportsbook Ticket Writer, Video Gaming Casino Attendant< Less
Career Success Secrets for UMPIRES, REFEREES, AND OTHER SPORTS OFFICIALS
Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials
Officiate at competitive athletic or sporting events. Detect infractions of rules and decide penalties
according to established regulations.
Sample of... More > reported job titles: Horse Show Judge, Major League Baseball Umpire, Judge,
Commissioner of Officials, Referee, Softball Umpire, Supervisor of Officials, Basketball Referee,
Director of Officiating, Dressage Judge< Less
Kevin Durant: Life and Career
This book speaks about the life and career of Kevin Durant, one of the
most influential players to have ever played in the history of basketball.
Stepping on to an arena that had produced legends on... More > the likes of Magic
Johnson, Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, etc, Kevin Durant has come a long way
to etch his name in the history books.
In this book, we trace back on his life and his road to stardom. From an
average individual, Kevin Durant is now a name that echoes all over the
globe. Some of the things that this man has achieved is simply out of this
world. While basketball has produced numerous legends, Kevin is destined to
go down into the history books as one.< Less
Barry Bonds: Life and Career
Barry Lamar Bonds was born upon July 24, 1964, in Riverside, California to baseball legend Bobby Bonds. He succeeded numerous MVP and Golden Glove Awards and made history when he broke Hank Aaron's... More > all-time Major League Baseball home run record of 755. Bonds' accomplishments been eclipsed by accusations when it coming to the use of performance-enhancing drugs. His trial is because of start in 2011.
Barry Lamar Bonds was born July 24, 1964, in Riverside, California. He made history when broke Hank Aaron's all-time Major League baseball record of 755 on August 7th, 2007. However his place in baseball history has actually been overshadowed by accusations regarding the use of performance-enhancing drugs.
Bonds is the son of previous Giant and longtime Major League outfielder Bobby Bonds, distant cousin of baseball wonderful Reggie Jackson, and godson of the legendary Willie Mays.< Less
Cristiano Ronaldo: Life and Career
Ronaldo, nevertheless, did not disappoint. He revealed his promise early on in the 2004 FA Cup last, scoring the team's first three objectives and helping them capture the champion. In 2008, a year... More > after signing a five-year, 31 million contract, Ronaldo again justified the high tab when he put together one of the club's finest seasons in history, setting a franchise record for goals scored (42), and making himself the FIFA World of the Year honor. In all, Ronaldo assisted steer Manchester United to 3 premier organization titles.< Less
The "People Power" Job Superbook: Book 23. Sports Guide (Covers Most Sports; Indoor, Outdoor, Team, Individual, College, Pro, Sports - Recreation Jobs - Careers)
Go to college, take courses in fitness, sports and recreation then take a low-level job somewhere, learn the system and work your way up. Sports is generally big money in some sectors like... More > professional sports franchises but average money in most areas which is not why most people get into it. They do it because they love the work.
In order to get a good job, it works as in any field, you have to be good at what you do, be a people person, build networking relationships, be persistent and creative at your job.
Professional sports is all about one thing; sales. You're selling a finite product, one time deal, you want people to buy tickets to go to a game.
After the game is played, the chance to sell those tickets is lost forever so it's all about hustle to fill those seats any way you can and then sell all the subsidiary products that go along with it.
Pro-sports is the world of macho, big egos and big money. In some ways, it's very volatile. A franchise could go belly up at any time.< Less
The "People Power" Recreation/ Entertainment Superbook: Book 7. Sports Guide (Covers Most Sports; Indoor, Outdoor, Team, Individual, College, Pro, Sports - Recreation Jobs - Careers)
Books about recreation and leisure are mostly at #790 or GV174 at the library. Most sports books are at #796. There are many sports books available at humankinetics.
Sports books at the library... More > are at:
791. Public entertainment.
792. Stage theater.
793. Indoor games and amusements.
794. Indoor games of skill.
795. Games of chance.
796. Outdoor sports.
797. Water and air sports.
798. Equestrian and animal sports.
799. Fishing, hunting, shooting.
Backpacking, #796.50, GV200.5.
Badminton, #796.345, GV1007.
Baseball, softball, #796.357, GV865-GV888.
Basic recreation, #790.
Basketball, #796.323, GV883-GV885.
Baton twirling., #785.067, MT733.6.
Bicycling, #796.6, #612.044 or GV1043.7 and RC1220.
Bowling., #794.6, GV902.5.
Boxing, #796.83, GV1132-33.
Camping, #796.54, GV191 to GV198.
Canoeing, #797.122, GV783.
Car racing, #796.72, GV1029.3-9.
Cars, #629.< Less
Deion Sanders: Life and Career
Naturally Gifted Athlete Deion Sanders was among the most impressive professional sportsmen ever before. Prepared with impressive athletic capability and a specific love for the spotlight, Deion... More > showed his well worth, and backed up his self-confidence in the MLB and the NFL, helping to lead his teams to each recreation’s greatest games, and becoming the NFL's first two-way starter since 1962. It really did not poorly affect that Sanders possessed profane athletic ability. By the age of 8, he was contending in arranged football and baseball. At North Fort Myers Senior high school, Sanders was all-state in football, baseball, and basketball.< Less