By the very definition of the position, sports managers are leaders. Specific sports management skills are required to do their jobs effectively. These leaders generally have a specific set of personality traits too. While there are some traits that can be nurtured and cultivated; many of them are innate. If you are considering entering the […]
How Much do Sports Managers Get Paid?
Sports Management: What’s the Payoff? The player wears the uniform, and each major league sport has its individuals who wear suits and ties. It is common knowledge that the players rake in the financial rewards of being part of a major league team; however, have you ever wondered about the men who sign their checks? […]
The Ultimate Guide to Sports Management
Job Description Sports managers, commonly referred to as business managers are responsible for handling the business matters of athletes and sports teams. Sports managers work at both the collegiate and professional levels. A sports manager may be called upon to manage relations with the media and organize promotional events. It is not uncommon for sports […]
Meet Scott Boras, Super Agent
Scott Boras: almost undoubtedly the greatest sports agent not only in the professional baseball industry but in the whole world. After making the Florida State League All-Star team in 1976, Boras’s short-lived playing career ended early due to knee injuries. He then earned his law degree and transitioned into a sports agent, and the rest […]
The Agent vs The Sports Manager
Though we all love sports, only a tiny minority are actually athletic enough to compete at the highest level. Sports agents and sports managers are also work in sports but are sports agents lawyers? For the rest of us who still want to work in the sports industry, one rewarding and profitable career path is […]
Does an Agent Need a Masters Degree?
The world of sports is founded on competitiveness—brawling, defending, and winning. Things can get dirty on the field, but that’s something the athletes handle themselves. As a sports agent, you handle the dirt beyond the court. Leave the winning to your athletes because you have your own game to play. What Are My Responsibilities as […]