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Discussion: College Athlete Preparing For The Business Of Pro Sports

What: A discussion on college athletes preparing for the business of pro sports

When: Monday, May 24, 2010 @ 3:30pm

Where: USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism (map)

Description: Join USC Annenberg “Sports, Business, Media” professor and sports entrepreneur Jeff Fellenzer in an hourlong discussion and open forum with INsight founders Marc Isenberg and Ryan Nece about the business of professional sports. INsight’s mission is to provide education and mentorship to elite college athletes in order to maximize their success in sports, school, business and life. Marc and Ryan help athletes prepare for the business side of professional sports, including agent selection, spending/saving, investing. Isenberg and Nece will also talk about their soon-to-be-released booklet, “Go Pro Like a Pro.”

Cost: Free

For more information or to RSVP, e-mail [email protected] or call: 310.567.6233.

Best parking is at Gate 6, off Vermont Avenue at 36th Place. Then just tell the attendant at the kiosk to give you a campus map. The Annenberg School is just a few steps from Heritage Hall.

By Darren Heitner

Darren Heitner created Sports Agent Blog as a New Year's Resolution on December 31, 2005. Originally titled, "I Want To Be A Sports Agent," the website was founded with the intention of causing Heitner to learn more about the profession that he wanted to join, meet reputable individuals in the space and force himself to stay on top of the latest news and trends.

Heitner now runs Heitner Legal, P.L.L.C., which is a law firm with many practice areas, including sports law and contract law. Heitner has represented numerous athletes and sports agents as legal counsel. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Indiana University Bloomington from 2011-2014, where he created and taught a course titled, Sport Agency Management, which included subjects ranging from NCAA regulations to athlete agent certification and the rules governing the profession. Heitner serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he teaches a Sports Law class that includes case law surrounding athlete agents and the NCAA rules.

2 replies on “Discussion: College Athlete Preparing For The Business Of Pro Sports”

Thanks Darren. Already got 2 RSVP’s from your site.

Marc Isenberg
INsight Isenberg/Nece Advisors

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