l High-school biology is needed to study towards a Sports Management and Marketing diploma because you learn a lot about anatomy and physiology;
l Higher-grade English is another prerequisite;
l Though most students who choose this career have played sport in school, you don't have to be a sportsman to be admitted to the course;
lAs part of the experiential training, you will be required to work 900 hours over and above your regular school hours;
l On graduation you will qualify as a sports manager;
l You may then choose to become a sports coordinator, a coach or sports commentator, among others;
l As a sports coordinator, you can expect to earn from R5000 to R15000 a month, depending on your employer.