Sports Psychology Careers

Sports psychology careers are more popular than ever. Assisting an individual athlete or team to achieve their personal best takes many things, including patience, an understanding of the particular sport, and most important, specialized sport psychology skills.

Imagine applying proven mental strategies and techniques to encourage athletes of any age and ability level to improve their capabilities, overcome emotional obstacles during practice and competition and enjoy greater health for the love of sport. Whether you coach an amateur, intramural or professional team, teach an exercise class, work in a gym or recreation center, or are an athlete yourself, our course will help you compete.

  • 6%Growth Rate
  • According to the U.S. Department of Labor, jobs for coaches and scouts will increase 6% through 2024.

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

Flex your muscle in sports psychology careers training at Ashworth College. Call 1-800-957-5412 or enroll online today.

SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Coaches and Scouts (January 13, 2016).