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Sports Coach or Instructor

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Sports coaches or instructors teach sporting skills and techniques to players of all levels and ages, from novices to top professional sportsmen and sportswomen.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

In a full time job you might earn £16,000 to £35,000 a year. Recent vacancies for sports coaches in Scotland have been at £9 to £16 an hour. Some self-employed coaches earn much more than this as they build up a reputation and a client group.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Useful Subjects

Getting In

You also need:

You could work in a sports centre, gymnasium, school, swimming pool, activity centre or hotel. Coaching job vacancies are also often advertised in the journals of the governing bodies.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2023
7012
2 %
RISE
2028
7150
  United Kingdom
2023
96925
3.6 %
RISE
2028
100375

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What Does it Take?

You need to be:

You need to have:

Training

Getting On

More Information

For more information please see organisations listed below:

 

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