Veteran NFL agent Leigh Steinberg is taking his agent academy to Indianapolis, Indiana during the NFL Scouting Combine. The Steinberg Agent Academy will take place on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, 901 West New York Street Indianapolis, IN 46202 in the Natatorium Room.
Leigh is the preeminent sports agent of the modern era. His achievements of representing the first pick in the NFL draft eight times, having nine Hall of Fame clients, 60 plus clients selected in the first round of the NFL draft, and over 150 pro bowl clients are records that no other sports agent has accomplished. The movie Jerry Maguire was based on Leigh. His career has helped influence the boom of sports management majors and the interest in the sports agent industry worldwide.
The goal of the academy is to supplement traditional sports management and sports business courses with agent specific education and training. The academy is for aspiring agents in college, grad school, law school and the workforce.
The cost of the academy is $375 (Professional Price) $250 (Student Price) per attendee (includes purchase of a book and dinner). All Payment Should Be Made To: http://www.venmo.com/steinberg-sports
The schedule of the academy is detailed below:
5pm to 5:10PM – Introductions – Chris Cabott
5:10PM to 7PM – Overview of the sports agent industry; Determining if you are doing this for the right reason; How to recruit; Role of third parties; Impact of salary caps – Leigh Steinberg
7:00PM to 7:30PM – How to get started in the sports agent industry; Building relationships with NFL teams; Understanding the first and second seasons of scouting; How to scout talent – Chris Cabott
7:30PM to 8:30PM – Interactive mock recruiting exercise/Dinner
8:30PM to 9:30PM – Points of Effective Representation: How to brand an athlete; Utilization of social media; Seeing yourself as a steward of the sport; Using sports to bring about change; Structuring a great deal through “win, win” negotiating; The power and importance of ethics, charity and community; Crisis management – Leigh Steinberg
9:30PM to 10:00PM – Book signing and photo; Networking
For more information please visit the website at: http://www.steinbergsports.com/agent-academy-3/.