Category: Agent Spotlights

Agent Spotlight: Ron Salcer

Agent Spotlight: Ron Salcer

“A man’s got to do what a man’s got to do,” John Wayne’s character mused in the 1939 film, “Stagecoach”. In Ron Salcer’s case, that means taking on zealous fans, the local media, even...

Agent Spotlight: Kyle Rote Jr.

Agent Spotlight: Kyle Rote Jr.

Kyle Rote Jr. is a man who has lived a very full life.  He is currently in his late 50s, but as a young child, was probably heavily influenced by his father, who once...

Agent Spotlight: Ben Dogra

Agent Spotlight: Ben Dogra

While a law student in 1993 at St. Louis University, Ben Dogra, now 43, interned for free with Jim Steiner of SFX Football (then SMG). Dogra would later call Steiner his mentor, but in...

Agent Spotlight: Carlos Fleming

Agent Spotlight: Carlos Fleming

A former top-ranked college player in the early 90s for the University of Kansas, Carlos Fleming hung up his racket after a short-lived professional career, and wondered, what now? Returning to his hometown in...

Agent Spotlight: Hugh Dodson

Agent Spotlight: Hugh Dodson

The landscape of sports and entertainment management can change quickly, but it’s precisely this fluidity and competitive environment of consolidation and adventure that ensures its longevity, while also identifying the leaders and visionaries of...

Agent Spotlight: Lindsay Kagawa

Agent Spotlight: Lindsay Kagawa

In a recent piece on Lindsay Kagawa (“Sports agent no devil, but wears Prada”), head of the newly created Women’s Elite Division for Bill Duffy’s BDA Sports, columnist Marcus Thompson II seems to fawn,...

Agent Spotlight: Kelli Masters

Agent Spotlight: Kelli Masters

While attending Oklahoma University as a law student in 1997, the now 34-year old Kelli Masters (left) entered the Miss Oklahoma pageant and won, allowing her to advance to the Miss America competition. A...

Agent Spotlight: Bob McClaren

Agent Spotlight: Bob McClaren

When Bob McClaren crossed over in 2002 from being the Houston Astros’ President of Business Operations to becoming a sports agent (he founded McClaren Sports, along with partner, old-college roommate and respected former Texas...

Agent Spotlight: Blair Marlin

Agent Spotlight: Blair Marlin

Having grown up as a competitive surfer since the age of 11, Blair Marlin (left) has had a longstanding relationship with the surfing industry. After retiring from competitive surfing, Marlin went on to co-found...