8 Sports Coaching Business Success Stories [2024]

Updated: December 1st, 2023
Start A Sports Coaching Business

Sports coaching is a fast-growing industry in all areas of the world.

If you have a sports coaching qualification and experience, you can turn those experiences into a profitable business.

You can offer coaching to teams or individuals depending on your preference and the nature of sports.

You may join sports associations or attend networking events to market your sports coaching abilities.

Here are some real life success stories of starting a sports coaching business:

1. Girl Boss Sports ($57.1K/year)

Sarah Wolfer, CEO and Founder of Girl Boss Sports, came up with the idea for her business based on her experiences as an athlete and coach in the sports industry. She witnessed gender disparities and inequality in sports and wanted to create change. By hiring over 20 women as soccer coaches, generating an average revenue of $4,700 per month, and partnering with other organizations, Girl Boss Sports is working towards increasing the number of women coaches and keeping girls involved in sports.

How much they make: $57.1K/year
Current team size: 1

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How I Started A $4.8K/Month Business Offering Sports Coaching Services By Women

Girl Boss Sports, founded in December 2018, aims to increase the number of women sports coaches while keeping girls in sports by partnering with companies and organizations, and has brought in an average of $4,700 of revenue per month over the last 6 months by hiring over 20 female soccer coaches in Greater Seattle area.

About
Sarah started Girl Boss Sports about 5 years ago
Revenue
Sarah grew the business to $4.76K/month
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So... can you actually make money with a sports coaching business?

Of course. There are millions to be made in this industry.

But how?

  1. Research real, profitable businesses and see exactly how much money they make.
  2. Study exactly what works, and what doesn’t.
  3. Take action, because now you have the roadmap.

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2. Sweet Science of Fighting ($96K/year)

James de Lacey, founder of Sweet Science of Fighting, came up with the idea for his business after years of experience in professional sports and a master's degree in sport and exercise science. During the pandemic, he found himself stuck in Romania and decided to leverage his expertise in strength and conditioning training for combat sports. He started by creating informational content on his website and focused on SEO to drive traffic. Now, the business is making $8000/month and growing, with a community of 80 members and a successful affiliate program.

How much they make: $96K/year
How much did it cost to start: $100
Current team size: 0

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How Building A Digital Community Of Combat Athletes Led Us To An $8K/Month Business

Sweet Science of Fighting, a combat sports training platform with specialized programs and a private community, built by James de Lacey, a Master's graduate in sport and exercise science with over a decade of experience training professional athletes, achieving $8,000/month through current customers, affiliate marketing, and funneling search engine traffic.

About
James started Sweet Science of Fighting over 3 years ago
Revenue
James grew the business to $8K/month
Costs
It cost James $100 to start the business
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So... can you actually make money with a sports coaching business?

Of course. There are millions to be made in this industry.

But how?

  1. Research real, profitable businesses and see exactly how much money they make.
  2. Study exactly what works, and what doesn’t.
  3. Take action, because now you have the roadmap.

Join Starter Story and build your next big thing:

Start Now

6. GOAL

The latest soccer news, live scores, results, rumours, transfers, fixture schedules, table standings and player profiles from around the world, including Premier League.

Where they're located: Vicuña, Coquimbo Region, Chile
Website traffic: 75.8M/month

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7. Sports Coach

Sports Coach COACH OF ALL SPORTS!!!

WELCOME 2 THE TONE-ZONE (DEMOS 2017), released 16 April 2021

  1. WHAT TIME IS IT? (GAMETIME)
  2. CUSTOM BOWLING ALLEY
  3. SPACE
  4. ROOFTOP B-BALL COURT
  5. SMACKDOWN
  6. NETWORK TV
  7. NIGHT I'M
  8. BIKE BOSS CARLOS
  9. BIG J (FREAKY FAST)
  10. PROCESSING MAD INFO
  11. FUJI ~ TAHOE
  12. LAYUP, FREETHROW, 3, HALFCOURT
  13. LEE & THE GANG
  14. MIGHTY OSCAR (DEMO)
  15. THUNDER ROAD
  16. ODE TO OFFROAD PICKUP TRUCKING

WELCOME 2 THE TONE-ZONE WAS MADE IN L.A. IN 2017.

RIDE THE WAVE!!! FOREVER!!!

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8. Sporting News

Where they're located: Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Website traffic: 27.2M/month

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