Dreaming of a Sports Career? Better Master These Skills

Job seekers are on a quest for the magic bullet – the only problem is, it doesn’t exist. There is no one answer or one skill or one major that will guarantee you a sports career. OK, I take that back, Tom Bradys skill set will always get him a job, but for the rest […]

How to Succeed in Sports Business Without Really Graduating

I often describe my resume as a “non-linear dynamic system” – if you know all the inputs, mechanics and underlying principles, it makes sense. If not, it’s chaos: psychology major, naval officer, briefly a law student, personal trainer, coach, and now, director of a professional track & field team. It’s a far cry from many […]

Approaching Sports Internships from an Employers Perspective

If a college education was a car, internships would be the keys – because you aren’t getting anywhere without them. So much time is spent extolling the virtues of sports internships, but we so often approach the subject only from the perspective of the student and rarely from the perspective of the employer. Maybe we […]

The Changing World for Women in Sports (and how to get ahead of the crowd)

The image of men working with a Scotch and cigarette on the corner of their desk while the big game plays on a TV in the background isn’t reserved for the writers of Mad Men. This has been the long-standing perception of the sports industry, an all-boys club where men are men and if you […]

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