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Excel Sports Expands Into Coach And Executives Representation

Excel Sports Management is launching a Coaching and Executives division and has acquired football coaching and sports broadcasting representation agency Harlan Sports Management to provide it some staff support and clientele right away. Over twenty head football coaches at the NFL and NCAA level, as well as front office executives, are now Excel clients. The […]


Arkansas’ Sam Pittman Signs With CAA

Arkansas Razorbacks head football coach Sam Pittman, who is in his second season at the helm, has signed with CAA Sports’ Jimmy Sexton for representation. Sports Business Journal’s Liz Mullen was first to report the move. Coming off a regular season in which he won eight games, the most in program history since 2015, it […]

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University of Cincinnati Hires Wes Miller As Next Head Basketball Coach, Big Business Of College Athletics On Full Display

After a tumultuous ending to the tenure of University of Cincinnati head basketball coach John Brannen, Cincinnati has reportedly hired Wes Miller, formerly of UNC Greensboro, as its next head coach. Miller, 38, is coming off his second NCAA Tournament appearance in three seasons with the Spartans and accumulated a .578 winning percentage (185-135) in […]

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CAA Sports Acquires Kauffman Sports Management

As reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, CAA Sports has acquired Kauffman Sports Management, a full-service talent representation agency with offices in Los Angeles, CA and Philadelphia, PA. Kauffman Sports, led by its Founder, Steve Kauffman, specializes in the representation of NBA and NCAA coaches and front office executives. Its talent roster includes names such […]

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Rick Pitino Hires Drew Rosenhaus To Aid In His Quest To Coach Again

On September 5th, Rick Pitino told Get Up’s Mike Greenberg that he was done coaching. Fifty-four days later, Pitino hired Drew Rosenhaus as his agent, and told ESPN that he wants to coach in the NBA again. Pitino told ESPNs Adrian Wojnarowski, “I just want to be a part of an organization. I want to […]

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Roc Nation Sports Signs First Coaching Client, Browns Head Coach Hue Jackson

Per Liz Mullen, Roc Nation Sports has signed its first coaching client, Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson. Jackson will be represented by agent John Thornton, who also represented him when Thornton worked at Octagon. Thornton, who negotiated Jackson’s four-year deal with the Browns in January 2016, left Octagon for Roc Nation three months later. The two worked together when Thorton […]

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As An Agent For Top College Football Coaches, Trace Armstrong, Makes An Impression

Trace Armstrong has made a career of making and building strong relationships with his clients – college football coaches. Armstrong has built one of the largest college football coaching representation practices on the basis of establishing life-long relationships with those at the helm of some of the top Division I football programs in the nation. […]

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Paul Argueta Is Relocating Your Athlete Clients With Ease

When is the last time you moved? Not in the sense of physical activity, but actually packed up all your belongings, called a company like the cross country movers and settled into a new home? Anyone who has ever been through this process before can attest to the fact that moving can be a stressful […]

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Lagardère Sports Adds Tim Mickelson As Their Newest Agent

In mid-July, Tim Mickelson resigned as the head coach of Arizona State University after five years with the school. Yesterday, Lagardère Sports announced Mickelson will be joining the agency under the tutelage of Lagardère Golf President Steve Loy, who also coached at ASU from 1987 to 1992 and left his coaching gig to represent golf superstar Phil Mickelson, […]

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CAA Sports Hires Kansas State Associate Athletic Director Clint Dowdle

Creative Artists Agency has added a new agent to their already prestigious coaching division by snagging Kansas State associate athletic director Clint Dowdle. The 33-year-old Memphis native will work on finding young, upcoming football and basketball coaches to bring to the agency. Dowdle started as a basketball star with a business management degree at Christian […]