Careers and courses
There are many opportunities for careers in sport in Australia, from professional athletes to doctors, biomechanists, coaches, psychologists, physiologists, dietitians and administrators. This page includes information on sports careers, employment and some relevant organisations.
Careers in sport and recreation in Western Australia by the WA Department of Sport and Recreation, 2009.
How to become a coach on the Australian Sports Commission website.
- How to become an official (referee, umpire) on the Australian Sports Commission website.
- Jobs guide - detailed descriptions of a wide range of jobs including information on specific tasks and skills, and education and training requirements for each job.
- Australian Sport and Recreation Courses List assists in locating courses in areas such as administration, coaching, fitness, sports science etc.
- The coaching section of this website has information on coaching and accreditation courses.
Below are organisations that list sports employment opportunities in Australia.
- Australian Sports Commission Jobs
- Leisure Jobs Australia
- FIT job site
- Careerjet Sport and Recreation Jobs