There are many benefits of Collegiate sports just like future employers look for those who go the extra mile. Participating in a college sport and being able to balance your time between the hours of practice, film, games and staying on top of your academics show a studentâ€™s work ethic. Additionally, former college athletes learn leadership skills, develop teamwork skills, and time management skills. All of these skills helped prepare them for the working world. Companies look to hire former student-athletes because of their ability to work as a team. But also because of the other skills that are learned that cannot be touch rather gain from the experience of a being part of a team.