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Individuals interested in a career as a sports scout should participate in sporting events at the high school and college level. Participate either as a player or as an assistant to players or coaches. Read a variety of books by coaches and athletes to learn fundamentals and strategies, and regularly visit the Web sites and social media sites of sports teams, athletes, coaches, and scouts to keep up with news and issues. Also, take part in community sports programs to interact with a variety of players and observe different styles of play.

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