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Video Review: University of Memphis’ Agent Day

The University of Memphis held its first ever Agent Day on December 3, 2011.  Collegiate Sports Advisors (CSA) assisted in organizing and running the day as well as the creation of the university’s first Professional Sports Counseling Panel.  The video below provides some background regarding the event along with commentary from participating athletes and parents, Professional Sports Counseling Panel members, Memphis coaches, and agents registered in the State of Tennessee.

I thoroughly believe that the program Collegiate Sports Advisors has installed at Memphis is something that can and should be duplicated at universities across the nation.

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.