Peyton Manning is obviously not the manager of a gas station convenience store right now. The Broncos quarterback just plays one in the excellent new video that you see here. In it, he tells a customer that he can’t buy a bottle of Gatorade because the store he’s running wants customers to “earn their Gatorades with a little sweat.” And even though he’s not actually the manager of the store, he plays the part well.

Over the years, though, there have been some athletes who have held down some strange jobs before turning pro in their respective sports. From stocking shelves in supermarkets to clocking in at an aircraft factory every morning, these are The 10 Craziest Jobs Athletes Had Before Turning Pro.

Who do you think had the worst gig of all before landing a spot in the big leagues? Read the feature and let us know in the comments below.