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Interview With The Agent: Leland Hardy

Leland Hardy is far from your typical sports agent.  In fact, I had never heard of the extremely impressive innovator and scholar until the gentleman who set me up with B.J. Armstrong for his interview connected Leland and myself for an hour of insightful conversation.  Scratch that.  I had actually heard of Leland Hardy for […]

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Interview With The Agent: BJ Armstrong

On the heels of an excellent interview with Leigh Steinberg, I was approached by a close friend of BJ Armstrong. The friend requested that I take the time to interview the 1989 first-round pick of the Chicago Bulls who later on became a basketball analyst for ESPN before landing his current job as an NBPA […]

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Interview With The Agent: Leigh Steinberg

This is not your standard Interview With The Agent post. On April 15, 2008, I got an interesting email from a name I had never seen before. It included an offer for a one-on-one interview with Leigh Steinberg…yes, THE LEIGH STEINBERG. Usually, we go out looking for top agents to spend a few minutes answering […]

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Interview With The Agent: Max Eppel

Sports Agent Interview: with Samyr Laine Agent: Max Eppel Agency: Max Eppel Soccer Agency LLC Questions: 1.) How did you get started in this industry? I qualified in England as a barrister (Lawyer) in 2002 but knew that while it wasn’t going to be the career I ended up in it could be a means […]

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Interview With The Agent: Todd Crannell

Todd Crannell, 31, left his job last February as director of the sports division of the Irene Marie Management Group in Miami Beach, Fla., a talent agency that specializes in representing people in the fashion and entertainment industry, such as musicians, actors, and models. Since then Crannell has started his own boutique firm, Q2 Sports […]

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Interview With The Agent: Jim Kuzmich

Sports Agent Interview: with Matthew Vuckovich Jim Kuzmich is a 41-year-old sports and entertainment attorney and former vice president and general counsel for GAAMES. Jim’s experience in sports law includes contracts, negotiations, intellectual property, licensing, endorsements and dispute resolution. He was the primary the liaison for GAAMES with equipment manufacturers, sports card manufacturers, the media, […]

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Interview With The Agent: Zach Aaronson

Sports Agent Interview: with Matthew Vuckovich Zach Aaronson is a 26-year-old athlete marketer and client manager for Octagon Football (http://www.octagonfootball.com). He began his professional career as a marketing intern in Octagon’s Football Division. Zach became a full-time employee of the Football Division in January 2007, specializing in athlete marketing and day-to-day client management. I was […]

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Interview With The Agent: Harold Lewis

Sports Agent Interview: with Paul Schackman Harold Lewis was a scholarship baseball player at the University of Tampa (a close neighbor to BCS hopeful, South Florida).  He was a free agent signee by the New York Mets in 1979.  Since 1982, he has been the President of National Sports Agency.  Paul Schackman: How did you […]

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Interview With The Agent: Peter Webb

Sports Agent Interview: with Matthew Vuckovich Peter Webb is a 29-year-old Scottsdale, Arizona-based sports agent. As an agent in the Golf Division at Gaylord Sports Management (http://www.gaylordsports.com), Peter personally manages the careers of players competing on all the major professional golf tours. He was nice enough to take time out of his busy schedule to […]

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Interview With The Agent: Justin Schulman

Sports Agent Interview: with Paul Schackman Agent: Justin Schulman Agency: Athletes First Questions/Answers: Paul Schackman: How did you get started in this industry? Justin Schulman: After I received my MBA, I sent a letter to Athletes First, suggesting my wiliness to assist them anyway possible. With my past experience in helping launch the WNBA I […]