Favourite this Job

Sports Coach/​Official

Pouako/​Kātipa Hākinakina

Alternative titles for this job

Sports coaches/officials coach and instruct athletes, and are the officials in charge of sporting events.


Entry-level coaches usually earn

$34K per year

Regional and national coaches usually earn

$53K-$146K per year

Source: Skills Active and Sport New Zealand, 2017.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a sports coach/official are average, although some specialised instructors are in demand.
Tony Iro watch on from the sidelines at a sports game

Sports coaches instruct athletes

Last updated 27 September 2018