Sports Management Podcast

Release Date: 01-29-2024 00:30

Welcome to episode 133 of Sports Management Podcast.

Darren Heitner is a sports, entertainment and intellectual property lawyer, founder of HEITNERLEGAL, adjunct professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, and author of “How to Play the Game: What Every Sports Attorney Needs to Know”


  • Starting Sports Agent Blog
  • Becoming a Sports Agent
  • If you Need a Law Degree to Be an Agent?
  • Challenges to Being an Agent
  • Building Relationships with Clients
  • Being an Adjunct Professor
  • Time Management
  • His Book: "How To Play The Game"
  • Not Becoming a Sports Doctor

And much more!



Time stamps:

00:00 Intro 
01:17 Founding Sports Agent Blog
03:15 Becoming a Sports Agent 
05:53 Do You Need a Law Degree to Be an Agent?
08:06 Challenges to Being an Agent 
09:53 Starting HEITNERLEGAL 
12:38 Building Relationships with Clients
15:50 Winning For the Clients
17:12 Passion For Sports 
18:39 Name, Image & Likeness (NIL)
21:03 Being an Adjunct Professor
22:05 Time Management
23:25 His Book: "How To Play The Game" 
24:15 Not Becoming a Sports Doctor
25:50 Bumps On The Road 
27:12 Best Advice to Become a Sports Lawyer 
28:47 Outro


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