How To Become A Sports Official
Sports and athletic events involve a variety of rules and regulations. Sports officials are highly trained athletic professionals that officiate a variety of sports, competitions, and other athletic events. The training requirements for sports officials vary by type of sport, but they typically need at least a high school diploma and extensive knowledge on the sport of interest. Many sports officials complete formal training and most have participated in sports and athletic activities at some point in their lives. Employment of sports officials is expected to grow about as fast as average for all professions, increasing 10% from 2008 to 2018. The growing population and increase in a variety of sports and athletic events will drive job growth.