Sport Coaching

Sport coaching is about training and coaching sports teams and individuals.

Studying in this area involves learning how to support and encourage sportspeople in the pursuit of improved performance.

This includes teams and individuals with a variety of skill levels – from beginners to elite sportspeople.

NZ university majors related to this area

Though in the same subject area, they may be very different.

Examples of career opportunities

Most entail additional learning (lifelong learning!).

  • Coach
  • High-performance coach
  • Athletic trainer
  • Physical education teacher
  • Sports administrator
  • Academic

Income and employment prospects

Income

137% of national
median earnings


Employment

76%
Employed
1%
Unemployed
14%
Further study
9%
Other or unknown

Figures based on young domestic graduates 5 years after graduation. Source: Ministry of Education.

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