Coaches and Scouts

Coaches and Scouts

Instruct or coach groups or individuals in the fundamentals of sports. Demonstrate techniques and methods of participation. May evaluate athletes' strengths and weaknesses as possible recruits or to improve the athletes' technique to prepare them for competition. Those required to hold teaching degrees should be reported in the appropriate teaching category.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Leadership * Integrity * Cooperation * Self Control * Concern for Others * Adaptability/Flexibility * Stress Tolerance * Attention to Detail * Persistence

Representative Tasks * Provide training direction, encouragement, motivation, and nutritional advice to prepare athletes for games, competitive events, or tours. * Plan, organize, and conduct practice sessions. * Adjust coaching techniques, based on the strengths and weaknesses of athletes.


Health Care & Social Assistance,

Job Family Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media

Sample Job Titles Athletic Coach, Athletic Instructor, Athletic Scout, Athletics Teacher, Baseball Club Manager, Baseball Coach, Basketball Coach, Bowling Teacher, Boxing Trainer, Coach, College Basketball Coach, College Coach, Cross Country Coach, Diving Instructor, Field Hockey Coach, Football Coach, Golf Coach, Golf Instructor, Golf Teacher, Gymnasium Teacher, Gymnastic Coach, Gymnastic Teacher, Gymnastics Coach, High School Football Coach, Hockey Scout, Ice Skating Coach, Ice Skating Teacher, Judo Teacher, Karate Instructor, Karate Teacher, Lacrosse Coach, Martial Arts Instructor, Men's Basketball Coach, Professional Athletes Coach, Professional Sports Scout, Recruiting Coordinator, Riding Teacher, Ski Coach, Ski Instructor, Skiing Teacher, Skin Diving Teacher, Soccer Coach, Softball Coach, Sports Recruiter, Sports Teacher, Strength and Conditioning Coach, Swim Coach, Swim Instructor, Swimming Instructor, Swimming Teacher, Tennis Coach, Tennis Instructor, Track and Field Coach, Track Coach, Volleyball Coach, Wrestling Coach.