Career Development with Uncommon Sports Group
USG provides faith-based development programming for young professionals pursuing a career in the sport industry.
Sports Management, Equipment Managers,
Graduate Assistants, and more!
Uncommon Sports Group serves future leaders of the sport industry. Our virtual, Christ-centered program focuses on discipleship, professional development, and spiritual growth.
We understand the unique temptations and pressures you'll face along the way. USG is here to equip and support you in your career and most importantly, in your faith. You don’t need to compromise your values to be successful.
Since 2013, our ministry has invested over $500,000 into the development of future leaders.
Over 150 students have participated in our fully-funded mission trips and impact weekends.
We have also awarded more than 100 scholarships through our "Read and Reflect" program.
The USG Academy is an eight-week course that equips you with the tools you need to grow in your career. Upon completion, you will become a member of USG and join our network of sport industry professionals.
As a USG member, you will have access to a variety of resources to support your faith and establish your career. Our members have access to sponsored mission trips, service projects, conferences, events, and scholarships.
We provide our members with the tools and resources they need to live out their faith in the sport industry. The eight-week academy consists of daily coursework, assignments, and networking.
1. Harmony between a busy career and personal life
USG Academy emphasizes small habits that allow you to stay grounded in your faith and identity.
2. Practical approaches to navigating the
sport industry and advancing your career
USG Academy provides simple, effective tools and practices to help you navigate the industry. We break down the basics of networking and provide opportunities to help you grow. This includes recommendations, connections, resume reviews, and more. Check out our free devotionals, podcast, and blog.
3. Christ-centered community that
shares a passion for the sport industry
USG Academy provides a community of other Christians in collegiate and professional sports. During the Academy, you'll gain access to our USG Connect app. The app allows members to connect from all over the country. These connections have been a catalyst for friendships, job offers, and growth. Also, you'll have the opportunity to take part in conferences, events, and mission trips.