From one of the first sports lawyers in the UK, this practical book reveals the secrets behind the art of becoming and being a sports agent. With detailed and concise sections on ensuring watertight legal contracts between agent and client, how to comply with regulations in various sports, creating playing contracts, marketing, merchandising, licensing and sponsorship deals, as well as the art of negotiation, getting new clients and keeping clients happy, this guide contains everything readers will need to get started and stay successful.
Author: Mel Stein
Publisher: High Stakes Pub
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Business & Economics
In its simplest form, a sports agent is an individual or a company who represents a sportsperson. Add the fantastic amount of money sloshing around in professional sport and your basic quotient of human greed and sports representation becomes anything but. Fortunately, Mel Stein - who brokered most of Gazza's career and all of Chris Waddle's - is on hand to guide the layperson and newcomer alike through the tortuous world of marketing, representation and sports law. A practical guide to being a good, honest agent in an often dishonest game.
How To Become a Sports Agent - Offers an overview of an agent's responsibilities, as well as step-by-step instructions on how to be a sports agent including potential monetary rewards and perks. Do you have what it takes to become an agent?
How To Become A NFL Sports Agent - Offers a basic overview of an NFL agent's responsibilities, as well as step-by-step instructions on how to be a NFL sports agent including potential monetary rewards and perks. Do you have what it takes to become an NFL agent?
Author: Kenneth L. Shropshire
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
Release Date: 2013-04-22
Genre: Business & Economics
The legendary Charles C. "Cash and Carry" Pyle, considered by most to be the first sports agent, negotiated a $3,000-per-game contract for Red Grange to play professional football for the Chicago Bears in 1933. Today, salaries in the tens of millions of dollars are commonplace, and instead of theatrical promoters and impresarios, professionally trained businessmen and lawyers dominate the business. But whereas rules and penalties govern the playing field, there are far fewer restrictions on agents. Incidents of agents' manipulating athletes, ranging from investment scams to outright theft of a player's money, are far too frequent, and there is growing consensus for reform In The Business of Sports Agents, Kenneth L. Shropshire and Timothy Davis, experts in the fields of sports business and law, examine the history of the sports agent business and the rules and laws developed to regulate the profession. They also consider recommendations for reform, including uniform laws that would apply to all agents, redefining amateurism in college sports, and stiffening requirements for licensing agents. This revised and expanded second edition brings the volume up-to-date on recent changes in the industry, including: - the closing of one of the largest agencies - high-profile personnel moves - passage of the federal Sports Agent Responsibility and Trust Act - the National Football League's aggressive and high-profile efforts to regulate agents
Author: Brandon Hill
Release Date: 2018-10-22
Is your agency ready for the major changes coming in the next decade? The next wave of professional athletes will demand a full suite of lifestyle services that require "24/7" access to a team of experts. These athletes will expect you to go beyond contract negotiations and help manage them as a multi-million dollar enterprise. That's where I come in. I help Sports Agents, just like you, bridge the generational gap to reach the future star athletes and provide a complete financial management program without having to invest your time or money to build out a financial team. By reading this book, we will take a deeper dive into: The Challenges of a 21st Century Sports Agent Why Athlete's Must Be Viewed as a Multi-Million Dollar Enterprise How to differentiate yourself beyond Player Development and Contract Negotiations And more!br>
This book covers a wide range of issues and controversies within the world of sports—including drug use, economics, ethics, ethnicity, gender, globalization, politics, race, sexuality, and technology—from both a U.S. and global perspective. • A chronology of important events or innovations in sports • A list of important sports organizations with descriptions of each • A glossary of relevant terms such as "blood doping"
Readers who wish for a career in professional sports, but lack the athletic ability to go pro can consider a role as a sports agent. This extensive overview of this occupation includes dramatic examples of what sports agents do, as well as the personal skills and education required for the job. Readers also get tips on how to begin to prepare through classes and extracurricular activities they can participate in before they graduate from high school. This captivating guide gives readers a look at a potential career on the business side of spectator sports.
Author: Joanne Mattern
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2014-04-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
A young enthusiast's guide to pursuing a career in sports profiles careers ranging from athlete and coach to broadcaster and photographer as well as lesser-known professions, sharing uplifting stories about young adults who have explored different sectors in the industry.
Author: Martin J. Greenberg
Release Date: 1993-01
The only publication to combine up-to-date coverage of sports law with time-saving practice aids, Sports Law Practice is the essential resource for the attorney or agent in the arena of sports law. Contractual analysis assists in understanding contract provisions & how to structure contracts & addendums. Sample forms, checklists, & examples provide invaluable assistance in drafting contracts.
Being successful as an insurance agent doesn't depend on fate. With thorough knowledge, planning and hard work, one can earn good money and respect which is not always possible in other professions. Without a fancy formal qualification, an agent can possess what remains a dream for others. Read this book and know from the person who produced some of the most successful agents in the country. Author's Introduction: MBA, AFP, Associate of Insurance Institute of India, NISM Certified Worked as an LIC agent with a Top Development Officer of the country for seven years. Top Sales Manager in Birla Sun Life Insurance Company for five years. Branch Manager in Reliance Life Insurance Company, Delhi for one year. Was in charge of 12 branches of Birla Sun Life Insurance Company for three years Presently providing training to the agents and managers under Udaan Insurance Academy.
For fifteen years, sports agent Josh Luchs made illegal deals with numerous college athletes, from top-tier, nationally recognized phenoms to late-round draft picks. Flagrantly flaunting NCAA and NFL Players Association rules, he made no-interest loans to players in exchange for the promise of representation on their lucrative pro contracts. After cleaning up his act in 2003, he moved to a new agency, only to be targeted and pushed out of the business for a new violation-one he arguably did not commit. Then, in October 2010, Luchs wrote a confessional article in Sports Illustrated, telling the truth about what he did and didn't do. Since then he has taken on a new role: whistle-blowing, truth-telling reformer. And in telling his own story, Luchs pulls back the curtain on the real economy of college football: how agents win players legally and otherwise, the staggering sums colleges make from an unpaid workforce, the shortfalls of supposed full-ride scholarships, and the myth of a college education given to scholarship jocks. Including new information about major players and scandalized programs such as USC, Auburn, and Ohio State, this book pulls no punches. It's a stunning and necessary read for anyone who loves the game, and the first step toward fixing a broken system. Praise for Josh Luchs' Sports Illustrated story: "There are no innocents in all this-including Luchs. The difference now is Luchs isn't claiming to be innocent." -John Feinstein, Washington Post "[Luchs pulls] the inner workings of an oily business out of the shadows."-Pat Forde, ESPN "A must-read."-New York Times
Author: Robert H. Mnookin
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Release Date: 1999-10-11
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Negotiating onBehalf of Others explores current negotiation theory, providing a framework for understanding the complexity of negotiating for others. Negotiation agents are broadly defined to include legislators, diplomats, salepersons, lawyers, committe chairs -- in fact anyone who represents others in negotiation. Leading figures in the field examine the following areas in depth: labour-management relations; international diplomacy; sports agents; legislative process; and agency law The book concludes with suggestions for future research and specific advice for practitioners.
Author: Will King
Publisher: Hachette UK
Release Date: 2008-10-31
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
HOW TO BUILD A GREAT BUSINESS IN TOUGH TIMES is the inspiring entrepreneurial from-the-kitchen-table-to-supermarket-shelf story. Entrepreneur Will King hand-filled the first 10,000 bottles of his original King of Shaves (KoS) shaving oil at his kitchen sink, even getting his ironing lady to pitch in! From such humble beginnings, King of Shaves has grown to become a multi-million pound business. In 2008 a KoS product was sold every 3 seconds. Will explains how to keep the faith and follow your business dream even when the odds are heavily stacked against you.
Author: John Hladczuk
Publisher: Greenwood Pub Group
Release Date: 1991-12-30
This annotated bibliography covers the field of sports law and legislation in terms of national and international legal issues of importance in a comprehensive manner. The 1,367 entries emphasize recent books, articles, and other important works in legal scholarship in recent years but also point to some earlier materials of particular significance historically. This guide to research is designed for students and experts interested in all phases of the legal regulation of sports. Every effort has been made to make the bibliography and its annotations easily accessible to the reader. The volume is divided into thirty-five chapters on various sports, topics of major importance, and issues that are key in sports law and legislation today. Each chapter is then sub-divided into various sections on noteworthy topics. Author and subject indexes give the researcher further assistance.