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Transferable Skills

Athletes who play a collegiate sport develop many transferable skills that crossover very well into the world of work. It is important to learn how to market these skills in a resume and cover letter, or in an interview. Here are just a few of the qualities that athletes possess that employers desire:

  • Performing under pressure
  • Time management
  • Making quick decisions
  • Leadership
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Play your role
  • Goal-oriented
  • Competitiveness
  • Discipline
  • Coachable
  • Flexibility
  • Work ethic