Coaches help people learn how to play a sport. Some lead teams in competitions. They may also select and store sports equipment.
• Teach people how to play a sport.
• Train athletes for games.
• Explain rules and safety.
• Select and manage sports equipment.
• Make schedules.
• Keep records and give advice.
Where and When:
• Coaches often work irregular work hours such as weekends, evenings, and holidays. They are very busy during the sports season.
• They may work indoors or outdoors.
• They often travel to sporting events.
What or Who They Work With:
• Sport equipment
Education and Training:
• Educational and training vary greatly by the level and type of sport.
• A professional coach need many years of experience.
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