Ideas for entrepreneurial sports fans
If you enjoy spending evenings at baseball games or lounging on the couch watching football on Sundays, you should consider a career that allows you to relish in these interests. You don't need to be a professional athlete to work for a sports business. With one of these 10 ideas, you can turn your love of the game into a lucrative business.
In addition, game footage is a much sought after skill for coaches and media outlets alike. If you're a skilled videographer, consider freelancing; teams require gameday film to prepare and local media often reports on high school sports.
Sporting goods retail store
Sports memorabilia seller
PR for athletes
Sports camp organizer
Organizing a sports camp is a great way to start a business you'll enjoy. The camp could focus on the sport of your choosing and of any level of competition; it can last just one day or as long as several weeks. To boost its profile, be sure to bring in experts, like coaches and athletes, to offer attendees experienced insights into their respective games. Retaining a local athletic personality's endorsement can also be a huge marketing benefit.
Additional reporting by Adam C. Uzialko and Nicole Fallon.