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Occupational Classification System Manual

Major Occupational Groups: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | K
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MOG A—Professional Occupations
Writers, Authors, Entertainers And Athletes
A199 ATHLETES
Exclude Elementary School Coaches (in A156) and Secondary School Coaches (in A157).
Participate in competitive athletic events, such as basketball, boxing, horse racing, etc., primarily for monetary gain; or participate in other contests of physical skill such as billiards. Instruct participants in rules and skills of competitive sports, help improve physical fitness of athletes, or officiate at sporting events. Evaluate athletic skills of athletes to determine their fitness for professional sports and negotiate with them to obtain their services. Include college, professional and semi-professional coaches and professional athletes.

Last modified: October 16, 2001