To be an Olympic athlete, excellence is required in all components of your life. As an athlete, training full-time and managing a full-time job is next to impossible. Some athletes are able to juggle a part-time job, but even that is very difficult when training and competing. This makes managing finances a critical task. Explore a day in a life of managing an athlete’s personal budget, saving for the future and financing an unexpected competition.
Students learn about the business and finances of being an Olympic athlete through firsthand athlete and business professional accounts, and are tasked to budget for their future taking into account revenues, expenses, variables, and others.
The resource includes advice straight from athletes and finance professionals, key term definitions, and student worksheets.