professional athlete resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary
Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.

    Education Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Mars Hill University.

    Employment My self discipline and accountability molds my character. Aligned with hard work and dedication to continue the success of my employer.

    Personal A captain’s mentality forms my strong work ethic to lead by example, and gel with associates. Continuously striving to achieve goals and exceed expectations. Very personable and detail oriented.

Work History
04/2016 to 09/2020 Professional Athlete Six Flags, Inc. | Eureka, MO,

Salary: $450,000 per year

Job Type: Over 40 hours per week, Full-Time

Supervisor: Brad Armstrong (Agent) (732) 289-5354

Served as a Professional Football Player for Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL), Tennessee Titans (NFL), Birmingham Iron (AAF), and Houston Roughnecks (XFL). Represented all organizations at local and national events for youth and adults.

  • Competed at the Defensive End position, in where I used physical strength, speed, athleticism, and virtually hand to hand combat to shed the blocks of offensive lineman. Penetrated through he offensive line to physically pursue and tackle ball carriers, disrupt quarterbacks, or even cover offensive players to prevent scoring.
  • Studied and analyzed film of offensive formations and tendencies in preparation to effectively execute our own defensive system.
  • Study terminology applicable to our defensive system to make effective changes on the fly after failed executions.
  • Follow instruction of coaches and training staff to perform effectively and maintain good health.
  • Review previous games and practices for corrective criticism to prevent repeat mistakes.
  • Trained extensively and observed proper nutrition year round leading up to off-season training, training camps, regular season, and post season competition.
  • Attended all practices, meetings and workouts on time.
  • Managed time effectively while traveling for games, attending practice, and marketing events.
  • Effectively communicated with diverse group of athletes, coaches, and game officials using dynamic listening and open-ended questioning skills.
  • Exhibited excellent teamwork and strong work ethic by promoting camaraderie.
  • Developed and maintained key relationships with fellow athletes, coaching staff, and training staff.
11/2014 to 12/2015 Security Guard Holland Residental | Mukilteo, WA,
  • Salary: $15 per hour
  • Job Type: 20 hours per week, Part-Time
  • Supervisor: Brandon Willis (704) 755-4801
  • Investigated alarms and disturbances as well as contact law enforcement personnel for escalated crises.
  • Adhered to established procedures and posted orders to enforce company rules, policies and regulations to general public.
  • Scanned incoming and outgoing personnel and packages using hand-held wands and x-ray machinery to protect building, assets and individuals.
  • Secured premises and personnel by patrolling property and monitoring surveillance equipment.
  • Interacted assertively but non-confrontationally with all levels of personnel and general public.
  • Supported criminal investigations by collaborating fully with local law enforcement representatives.
  • Responded quickly to emergency situations to assess and deflect issues.
  • Worked independently and collaboratively to resolve urgent issues to protect lives and property.
  • Remained calm, assertive and mindful to think critically and problem solve during stressful situations.
  • Greeted guests professionally and courteously to cultivate welcoming atmosphere while making safety top priority.
  • Monitored employee activities, confirming compliance with security regulations.
  • Checked and verified photo identification prior to granting facility access.
11/2013 to 07/2014 Sales Associate Finish Line | City, STATE,
  • Salary: $10 per hour
  • Job Type: 20 hours per week, Part-Time
  • Supervisor: Jeremy Leslie (828) 702-2755
  • Analyzed and properly processed product returns, assisting customers with finding alternative merchandise to meet needs.
  • Maintained records related to sales, returns and inventory availability.
  • Trained and developed new sales team associates in products, selling techniques and company procedures.
Expected in 12/2015 to to Bachelor Of Applied Science | Criminal Justice Mars Hill University, Mars Hill, NC GPA:

Volunteer Experience / Community Service:

Canandaigua Black Student and Alumni Union: Executive leadership and mentoring to young high school students of color, who look to further their education, and or pursue athletic opportunities.


National Football League Players Association Trust: Retired players of the National Football League that qualify, are pooled into a community offering educational, social, volunteer, and career opportunities.


Concealed Carry Certification (South Carolina/North Carolina)

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School Attended

  • Mars Hill University

Job Titles Held:

  • Professional Athlete
  • Security Guard
  • Sales Associate


  • Bachelor Of Applied Science

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