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University Of Memphis To Host Agent Day On December 3, 2011

The University of Memphis athletics department, in coordination with Collegiate Sports Advisors, has announced that it will host an Agent-Day on December 3, 2011.  The Agent-Day will allow for draft eligible student-athletes and/or their parents to meet with athlete agents to discuss representation opportunities for their future professional sports careers

All agents who are interested in meeting with any student-athlete will be required to show proof of certification with the National Football League Player’s Association (NFLPA) and/or National Basketball Player’s Association (NBPA), as well as The Athlete Agent Reform Act of 2011, Tennessee.

The University of Memphis will utilize the services of Collegiate Sports Advisors to facilitate registration and procedures for the Agent-Day. Agents interested in participating in Memphis’ Agent-Day are asked to visit:

Collegiate Sports Advisors (CSA) was founded in 2011 as a non-profit aimed at helping to protect the integrity of amateur athletics. CSA is dedicated to providing amateurism protection education and professional agent selection counseling to college athletes bound for the NFL, NBA, MLB and overseas leagues. CSA utilizes its expertise in the intricacies of the agent selection process to protect not only the student-athletes, but also the institutions and coaches they represent.

For more information, please contact Heather Brittany Shafer at [email protected].

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.