Sports Performance Manager- West Coast

Catapult SportsTuesday, October 03, 20170 application(s)
Employer Name Catapult Sports
Job Title Sports Performance Manager- West Coast
City Los Angeles
State California
Country USA
Job Region West
Job Category Marketing & Sales
Salary Range Salary and commission based on experience
Job Reference SPMUSA
Job Level Mid Level


Catapult empowers elite coaches globally with scientifically-validated metrics for the advancement of athlete performance. The company engineers wearable technology that provides objective information behind athlete risk, readiness and return to play. Born out of the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and a scientific research organization, Catapult now works with over 1250 elite teams and institutes around the world and is based in Australia, the US and the UK.

We offer software, analytics and services that enable sports organizations at all levels to better scout, recruit, teach and win. Our products can be found internationally at practice facilities and arenas, in meeting rooms and on the road, serving premier teams in the NFL, NBA, NHL, MLS, NCAA and more.

At the heart of our continued growth and success is our employees. Our experienced team, comprised of the industry's brightest minds, is equally as passionate and competitive as the organizations we are proud to call our partners.


The rapidly growing demand for Catapult in North America has led to the required services of a Sports Performance Manager. This role is primarily hunting and developing new relationships, with some account management. The successful candidate will report to the Vice President of Sports Performance, helping coaches, sports scientists and performance analysts turn objective data in to valuable athlete insights.



  • Prospecting and developing a pipeline and closing sales across NCAA conferences, and NCAA football and/or soccer programs
  • Being a spokesperson for Catapult and its brand initiatives as needed in local and national presentations of the technology and assets.
  • Identifying markets for sales activity and enhancing and developing strategies of how to penetrate those markets.
  • Maintaining a CRM database and effectively using it to manage your contacts to forecast sales opportunities.
  • Phone and email support of Catapult’s elite sport clients.
  • Phone and web conferencing training of new users.


  • 3+ years of business to business sales experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
  • Exceptional, proven sales track record in similar roles, preferably in sports.
  • Must have been a NCAA athlete or coach (football and soccer highly preferred)
  • A self-starter able to maintain a cost-effective and time-effective travel schedule, completing expense reports and updating a CRM system daily. You’ll treat your role as if the business was your own.
  • Flexible, with the ability to travel approximately 50%.
  • Able to perform quality, scientific presentations in the field of athlete performance.
  • Able to communicate with coaches by understanding the basics of targeted sports and pre-identify, through research, customer needs in advance of a presentation.
  • Able to understand the differences in performance training, strength and conditioning, tactical skill training, rehabilitation, sports media and business development of the customers.
  • Adaptable. We know our current needs, and we work at a very fast pace to achieve these. At times, we’ll demand a lot, but you’ll be rewarded well in return. We understand life balance and respect it.
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