Colleges have professional sports counseling panels, which can provide valuable information on how to screen and select an agent. If you are a high school athlete, contact the NBAPA for information on certified agents.
You should have a clear understanding of the actual terms and conditions of the agreement between you and your agent. Provisions included in an agent's agreement to provide services include:
When selecting an agent, consider the following criteria:
Since there are no agent associations, which regulate the agent industry, you should be careful in signing an agreement. Oftentimes sports agents will also be lawyers. However, if you have questions about hiring an agent or signing an agreement, contact a sports lawyer. A sports lawyer skilled in the art of negotiation will be able to help with your concerns in before starting your professional sports career.
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