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Program Description

If you are a sports enthusiast wanting to turn your passion into a career we have just the option for you!

New to Olds College in the fall of 2014 is the offering of a new Sports Management diploma. Sport Management professionals combine the administration of sport, fitness and recreation with the foundations of business to work as leaders and planners in an ever-changing field. If you're organized, adaptable, and passionate about sports, fitness and recreation, Olds College Sport Management program could be just what you're looking for.

A researched understanding of industry relevance allows the Sports Management diploma to include courses in training and performance, sports leadership, fitness for life, sport and recreation management, event management, and behaviour in sports organizations.

The program also aligns with the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) multi-sport modules. As a student you will develop competencies in relation to leadership, interaction, critical reflection, problem solving and value based decision making.

This program will give you all the tools to not only be competitive in the workplace, but to be competitive in life.


Career Opportunities:

  • Sporting event manager
  • Director of sports management and partnerships
  • Sales and promotions representative
  • Community recreation coordinator
  • Youth camp recreation facilitator
  • Special events coordinator
  • Sport recruiter
  • Athletic business operations
  • Coach

Career Coach

Career Coach is designed to help you find a good career by providing the most current local data on wages, employment, job postings, and associated education and training.

Career Coach: Business Administration - Sports Management Major


Applications Now Open!

Bobby-Joe Borodey
Admissions Officer

Phone: (403) 556-4610
Toll Free: 1-800-661-6537
Location: Bell e-Learning Centre

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