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  • Life As An NFL Road Scout In August

    I am a big believer in getting a jump start in the summer. Watching all the players can give area scouts a huge advantage heading into the season.

  • As Baseball’s Trade Deadline Looms, A Day In The Life Of A Pro Scout

    There are a handful of people who are often overlooked as they settle into seats high into the stands, watching intently as the players go about their business. They are baseball’s pro scouts and they’re already gleaning unspoken information from a player’s daily ritual — well before the lights shine on that night’s game.

  • The NFL Scout: Constantly On The Prowl For The Next Big Talent

    The Cleveland Browns scout in charge of the Southwest travels about 20,000 miles a year in his silver SUV, starting from his home state of Texas and making numerous treks to Arkansas, Colorado, Louisiana, Mississippi and Oklahoma.

  • Searching For The Next Lionel Messi: The Life Of A Football Scout

    There are two types of scout: talent and tactical. Talent scouts are looking for the next star. They normally work for a club, but can also be employed by an agency, who will in turn approach a club.

  • How To Become An Athletic Scout: Career Path Guide

    If you want to become an athletic scout, you first need to determine if this career path is a good fit for you. If the following description sounds like you, then you’re probably well suited for a career as an athletic scout...

  • Career Profile: Sports Scout

    One thing all sports scouts have in common? Passion. While scouts for sports teams arrive from a wide variety of backgrounds, they all are passionate about their occupation and the sports they follow.