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 months - 1 year
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
Certificate IV in Sport Development