Sports Development Officer

Promotes sports and skills development, and oversees the participation of young people and other special groups in sport. Registration or licensing is required.
Training time 10 - 18 months
Average pay $54,099
Employment prospects Moderate
Employment size 200

What does a Sports Development Officer do?

  • coaching, training and instructing sportspersons by analysing performances and developing abilities
  • planning and directing game strategies, developing play patterns and analysing game progress
  • motivating Sportspersons and supervising practice sessions
  • recruiting players and other coaching staff
  • arranging entries into sporting competitions
  • promoting sports and skills development, and overseeing the participation of young people in sport
  • officiating at sporting events to enforce rules

Related courses

Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol
Diploma of Sport Development
Certificate III in Sport Coaching
Certificate IV in Sport and Recreation