Essay about Sports Management

814 WordsSep 29, 19994 Pages
Sports Management Someone once said, "There are those who make things happen, those who watch things happen, and those who wonder what happened." I consider myself one of those rare people who really knows how to "make things happen." I have gone from being a follower to being a leader, from being someone who was shy and uncertain to a person who is self-confident and assertive. It has been a remarkable metamorphosis, and it has changed my future professional plans and personal goals. The awakening of my independence happened during the end of my softball season my freshman year in college when my head coach had cut my scholarship because of lack of funding. I was faced with making my first mature decision into what my future was…show more content…
I have also had the opportunity to be involved in various extracurricular activities that have provided me with the skills and knowledge that I have employed in my work experiences. Many concepts that I have learned from these activities were not taught in the classroom, but were instilled through practical experiences. As well, I feel being a participant in athletics has helped me to grow both personally and professionally. The variety of field experience, ranging from a minor league baseball program to being a activities coordinator at a resort, to becoming a sports information assistant to my university has given me a full perspective of the broad spectrum of the sporting industry. I aspire to a career in promotions in the sports industry because I enjoy meeting new people and having the opportunity to participate in sports, but most importantly the feeling of excitement I get right before a sports competition, is comparable to the feeling I get working behind the scenes preparing for a sporting event. I truly enjoy coordinating the events that lead up to the main event. As I look toward my future in sports promotions/public relations, I believe one of my greatest assets will be associating with others. Presently with my position of sport information
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