Many people work behind the scenes in sports. Sports personnel work in a variety of careers. They are not on the field, but these professionals are an essential part of the success of their sports organizations. This comprehensive career guide covers the most sought-after careers in sports personnel, including public relations, talent scouts and evaluators, human resources, and financial planning. For each career path, readers will learn about educational and professional requirements, job responsibilities, and job outlook, while also learning job-specific skill building and work experience that they can start today to prepare for a career in the sports industry.