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Tailwind Sports and Entertainment Hires Peter Webb

It is with great pleasure that I get to announce that my friend Peter Webb has officially accepted a new job with Tailwind Sports and Entertainment.  He will will join Tailwind as Co-Head of the company’s Sports and Entertainment Division.

Tailwind is a full-service sports and entertainment consulting firm that is based in Scottsdale with satellite representatives in Denver, Colorado.

Before joining Tailwind, Peter Webb spent close to four years at Gaylord Sports Management where he managed the business affairs of several PGA Tour golfers, including Tour Winners Brian Gay and Chez Reavie, as well as 2009 Rookie of the Year runner-up Jeff Klauk and 2010 Rookie standout Troy Merritt. In addition to representing several other professional golfers, Webb recently signed 1st Team All-American John Chin, the #1 ranked college golfer in 2010.

Gaylord Sports also recently lost another one of its top employees – Gregg Clifton.

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.