Every kid grows up with the dream of being a professional athlete, but is being a professional athlete really the ultimate sports dream job?
Sure, there's the millionaire lifestyle and a lot of fame and glory when you have success, but it all comes at the price of inconceivable amounts of work and dedication, very little time for your family or personal life, a lack of stability and pressure that can be crippling.
What if there was a way to get all the fun out of sports, and all the perks, without actually playing the game?
What if there was a job that put you right in the middle of the action without the pressure to go along with it?
What if there was a career that put the whole sports world in the palm of your hands?
Well, it turns out there are plenty of these—and sometimes where you'd least expect.
Start dreaming, folks. The following slides offer 15 jobs in sports that we all wish could be ours for even a single day.