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
Certificate IV in Sport Development
Certificate II in Sport Coaching
Promote Compliance with Laws and Legal Principles