Here are some jobs I found that might fit:
Sports Related – Engineering Stadium and Sports Facilities Operations, Sporting Goods and Equipment, Electronic Games and Computer-assisted training devices (Product Development and Design)
Sports - Other Sports Management & Finance, Sports Statistics,
I think you could probably get a great job in Sports Statistics.
Here are some sample job openings I found
STATS is searching for a computer programmer/sports researcher in its Los Angeles Research department. We are a leader in providing sports information to media (internet, television, wireless, print), teams, game companies, etc. Our customers include, among others, FoxSports, ESPN, Yahoo!, MSNBC.com, CBS, The Associated Press, Electronic Arts, Sony and numerous professional teams. Our Research department provides game notes, data and statistical analysis to Fox Sports in Los Angeles as well as other television clients.
The ideal candidate is highly analytical, creative and self-motivated. A degree in computer science, mathematics, or other analytical field is desired.
Required skills include knowledge or experience in C, Oracle and PL/SQL. Interest in professional/college sports and the ability to analyze sports statistics are essential. Knowledge or experience in ASP, Visual Basic, HTML, and/or Java would be a bonus.
This position is available only in Los Angeles, California.
Fax: (847) 470-9140
Fall 2007 Internship Program
(see bottom of page for how to apply)
Job Title/Type: Fall Internship
Structure: ACADEMIC CREDIT - Students work to gain experience and earn credit from their university. The student must be able to provide proof of their college/university credit prior to starting their internship.
Length of internship: approx. 12 weeks
Location: New York, NY
Fall 2007 Internships
Company Description: CSTV: College Sports Television, the new home of college sports, is comprised of two primary business units: College Sports TV, the fastest-growing independent cable network, and College Sports Online, the number one online destination for college sports news, information, scores and analysis.
College Sports TV, which launched April 7, 2003 as the first 24-hour college sports network, televises more college sports than any other network, including regular season and championship event coverage from every major collegiate athletic conference. The network televises 30 men's and women's college sports, including football, basketball, baseball, hockey, lacrosse, soccer, wrestling and volleyball, from conferences such as the ACC, Atlantic 10, Big East, Big Sky, Big Ten, Big 12, Big West and Conference USA, as well as the Horizon League, Ivy League, Mountain West, Pac-10, SEC, Sun Belt, WAC and West Coast Conferences. The network's event, studio and original programs cover more than 1,000 colleges and universities across all NCAA divisions and the NAIA.
College Sports Online consists of the www.collegesports.com Web site and its network of 150 official athletic sites for top colleges, universities, and athletic conferences and associations; College Sports Online designs, builds, hosts, maintains and markets the official athletic sites for schools such as Notre Dame, Ohio State, Maryland, Stanford, North Carolina and Miami (Fla.). It is the only provider that can design, develop, implement and oversee an official online store for an athletic department. With more than 90 official online stores in operation, including those for North Carolina, Notre Dame, Georgia and USC, College Sports Online is the #1 online retailer of collegiate licensed merchandise.
This position will report to the Director of Purchasing and will not have any direct reports.
To manage in-season forecasts and make purchasing recommendations for all categories of merchandise while meeting initial fill objectives and inventory turnover targets. Use the Forecast 21 system for development of forecasts, evaluation of inventory position, and assessment of any required actions. Review with lead buyers for approval. Place orders and reorders with vendors to insure timely delivery of merchandise.Develop partnerships with vendors keeping them informed of inventory position and projection changes while notifying lead buyers of vendor performance.Review inventory and open orders for potential overstock situations and take necessary action. Participate in the identification and disposal of overstocked product.Update Zircon files as necessary to maintain data integrityPrepare written and oral correspondence to vendors and internal customers including regular sales and reforecast reports to key vendors. Work with merchants in pre-season analysis and assortment planning. Participate in new product discussions with lead buyers. Assist with catalog proofing process as needed.
Two years experience forecasting in a direct retail environment preferredPrevious mail-order inventory management and purchasing experience strongly preferred Must have 4 year college degree or equivalent Previous use of forecasting, inventory planning, and purchasing systems required. Strong analytical experience Strong understanding of inventory purchasing, merchandising, and forecasting Team player, maintaining a customer focus, both internally and externally. Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail. Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office applications. Demonstrated negotiation and analytical skills required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to handle multiple projects and meet required deadlines of each. Individual must be a self-starter and able to work independently. Individual must be flexible and able to make decisions quickly. Willingness to travel as required.
Sports Endeavors, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer located in Hillsborough, NC (just 15 minutes from Chapel Hill). SEI is America?s premier source for high quality soccer, lacrosse and rugby equipment. The working environment is one that promotes personal growth, responsibility, teamwork and fun. SEI offers excellent benefits in an employee friendly environment which includes medical/dental coverage (domestic partner coverage is offered), vacation/holiday/sick pay, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, no dress code and generous employee product discount-check out the products at SOCCER.COM, LACROSSE.COM and WORLDRUGBYSHOP.COM.
Answered By: JobExpert - 9/1/2007