What are the perks of being a professional athlete?
With the sport’s world championships coming up next year, we asked athletes what they think of being an athlete.
Below, we’ve put together a list of perks you can expect to find in professional sports.
Earn a professional license to practice law 2.
Learn from a world-renowned expert in sports law 3.
Earn your own private jet or charter flight 4.
Go pro in a country where you can practice law 5.
Have your own home or office 6.
Have a personal trainer to help you get started 7.
Become a licensed professional golfer, swimmer, or pole vault champion.
Attend a pro-athlete banquet or dinner at your own expense.
Become an official member of the American Hockey League.
Become licensed as a coach for a local high school team.
Become the owner of a professional basketball team or football team.
Become involved in a sports charity event.
Become registered with the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) for the 2020 Rio Olympics.
Become part of a national governing body for professional wrestling.
Attend the annual National Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
Become certified as a massage therapist.
Become qualified as a personal fitness instructor.
Become accredited as a registered dietitian.
Become recognized as a certified dietitator.
Become eligible to play a national professional baseball team.
Become trained in a sport you love, like tennis, golf, or tennis and rowing.
Become fully certified as an architect.
Become designated as an apprentice to a professional architect.
Become Licensed to Practice Law by the United Kingdom.
Become Registered to Practice as a Certified Personal Trainer (CPST) in the United states.
Become Certified as a Personal Fitness Trainer (PFT) in Canada.
Become “Certified Personal Trainer” of the United State Olympic Committee.
Become Qualified to Practice in the City of Las Vegas, Nevada.
Become The Certified Personal Fitness Instructor of the Nevada Athletic Commission.
Become A Certified Personal Therapist of the California State Athletic Commission and the California Council on Physical Fitness.
Become Certification of Certified Personal Health Coach of the State of Utah.
Become Instructor of a Certified Physical Therapist, Certified Counselor of the Oregon Athletic Association, Certified Physical Educator, Certified Personal Trainers, Certified Professional Golf Instructor, Certified PGA Tour Player, Certified Golf Coach, Certified Cross Country Coach, or Certified Professional Tennis Coach.
Become Master of Ceremonies at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons annual convention in Atlanta.
Become Secretary of the Colorado State Athletic Association.
Become President of the International Association of Gymnastics Players (IAGPS).
Become president of the National Basketball Association.
Become Executive Director of the College Football Hall of Famer Association.
Become Chairman of the U.S. Council of the Learned Societies (USCLS).
Become chairman of the Board of Directors of the NBA Players Association.
Become CEO of the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles.
Become U.N. Under-Secretary-General for Human Rights.
Become one of the founders of the World Health Organization.
Become board president of a medical marijuana organization.
Become trustee of the University of California, Davis Medical Center.
Become honorary president of Harvard Medical School.
Become ambassador of the Republic of Congo.
Become secretary of the Canadian National Olympic Committee or Olympic Committee of Canada.
Become director of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
Become vice-president of the IOC.
Become co-chair of the President’s Advisory Committee on the Global Health and Human Development.
Become chair of the Council of Economic Advisers.
Become executive director of an education nonprofit.
Become senior fellow at the National Center for Policy Analysis.
Become adjunct professor at the University, New York.
Become member of a nonprofit foundation dedicated to the advancement of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education.
Become deputy chairman of a board of trustees for the International Fund for Agricultural Development.
Become chancellor of a university in the Dominican Republic.
Become elected to the United Nations General Assembly.
Become United Nations Secretary-General.
Become commander of United Nations peacekeeping operations in Central Africa.
Become international coordinator for a UN-led coalition in Liberia.
Become interim director of a UN peacekeeping mission in Sierra Leone.
Become global coordinator of the Global Commission Against Racism in Africa.
Become UN ambassador to Sierra Leone and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Become permanent secretary of UNESCO.
Become Permanent Representative of the People’s Republic of China to