Athletic Coach

By: Samantha Brown

Job Description

An athletic coach organizes amateur or professional athletes and teaches the fundamentals of a sport. An athletic trainer also trains athletes to compete as a team or individual. Some coaches scout out new players for a team.

Work Conditions

Athletic coaches work mostly outdoor with differents hours than other people.


Athletic coaches make about $40 k per year.

Educational Background

Athletic coaches only need a bachelor's degree to do their job.

Career Ladder

Coaching qualification recognized by the NGB. Most people start as an assistant coach and work their way up.

Employment Outlook

There are several place looking to hire people to coach athletics.

Related Jobs

Some jobs that are related to an athletic coach are an athlete, athletic trainer, or health educator.