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Sports Management & NIL Certification

The Sports Management & NIL Certification program is a one-of-a-kind, online interactive program designed for individuals who are passionate about developing a career in the sporting arena. The courses focus on the foundations of the sports management function, and the preparation of professionals to apply communication, leadership, and managerial skills in a variety of career positions in the sports management field. 


teach all aspects of the behind-the-scenes sports world including; health and wellness, nutrition,  recruiting, negotiating contracts, marketing, endorsements, legalities, and regulations. 


The sports industry is growing, both in a global sense and a purely economic one, which means more opportunities exist for sports agents than ever before. The Athlete Management Course is designed with the end goal in mind; how to become a sports agent and begin representing professional athletes. It is the only sports agent course in the world, complemented by live weekly interactive zoom video chat with certified agents in all the major sports. 


Key Events:

  • The art of recruiting and signing your first client

  • Contract negotiations for a draft pick, free agents, and/or re-signing

  • Insider information on combines and tryouts

  • Development of trustworthy personal relationships with athletes

  • Exclusive tips for recruiting practices

  • Draft preparation including combine, tryouts, and personal training

  • Legal and financial issues

  • Marketing and endorsements

  • Day-to-day operations of interacting with and servicing your clients

  • Approaching the student-athlete

  • The comprehensive skills necessary to recruit and represent athletes in the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, MLS, FIFA, Olympics, extreme sports, women's sports, and international sports

  • Personal services and counseling for clients

  • Compliance with federal, state, and university rules and regulations

  • Registration with Federal, state, and league offices

  • Renegotiating and changing agents

  • Post-career counseling including education and job placement for clients

  • Business ethics and conflicts of interest

  • History of the sports agent industry

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