To become an NFL Sports Agent, the NFLPA (players association) requires you to go through a longer process than the other 2 main American sports.
The current specifications are as follows:
If you are interested in becoming certified for this year, this is the time to do it! Here is a link to register on-line if you are interested. Remember that it comes at a high cost and includes many other requirements that must first be looked over to see if you apply.
You are required to pass the written exam given on the 2nd day of the Wash D.C. seminar in Late July before you actively recruit or represent any football players.
I will look into what must be done on your part after you gain registration to keep your NFLPA Agent license in a future post and will continue to discuss these types of issues that are extremely relevant and mostly unknown to aspiring agents.
This may be a lot of new information for many aspiring NFL Sports Agents, but it is good to know this early, while you can still shape your future. To go over some key points…if you want to be an NFL Sports Agent: get a Master’s or Law Degree (new rule since 2005), secure enough money to pay the application fee, and do not forget that you may only apply between January 1 – January 31 of every year.
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