Other Sports Official

Coordinates and directs sporting activities, and liaises with other officials to interpret and enforce sporting rules and regulations. Registration or licensing may be required.
Training time 10 - 18 months
Average pay $60,174
Employment prospects Poor
Employment size 100

What does an Other Sports Official 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


  • Timekeeper (Sports)

Related courses

Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol
Diploma of Sport Development