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3 Ways to Gain Experience in the Sports Industry

If you’re pursuing a job in the sports industry, one of the most frustrating things you will hear from employers—that is, if you’re not prepared—are those two dreaded words: “Experience Required.” I always thought, “How in the world can I get experience, when the only employers hiring are those that require experience?” It never made sense to me. That…

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The First Step to Launching Your Sports Career

If your dream is to have a sports career, but have no idea where to start, you’re not alone. I get a ton of email from college students and recent grads telling me they would love a career in sports, but don’t have a clue how to get started. So I ask them: “What do…

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Breaking Into Sports Takes Mental Preparation

“Ninety percent of this game is half mental” –  Yogi Berra It’s been said that sports are 80 percent mental and 20 percent physical. But most athletes spend nearly 100 percent of their time refining physical skills, and little to no time working to enhance their mental game.

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Top 9 Ways To Break Into Sports

(This is a guest article by Mark Washo) I host a weekly online Sports Management chat as an Adjunct Professor for Sports Management Worldwide where I’m able to invite guest speakers from within the sports industry to participate. Over the past few months the students have learned from executives at many top teams, companies and…

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Interview with Mark Allan of NFL Films

Matt Crevin of Voice of the Box interviews Mark Allan from NFL Films. Mark is a seasoned professional and takes us through his role as camera operator. He also shares what  companies like NFL Films looks for from young up and coming talent looking to break into this unique piece of the sports business.

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Interview with Dave Kranz of the San Francisco 49ers

This weeks feature by Matt Crevin, Voice of the Box, is with Dave Kranz, head statistician for the San Francisco 49ners. Dave is the top man of an eight person crew responsible for recording the details of every play in an NFL game. Learn more about this unique role as Dave shares how he got…

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Top 14 Career Changing Tips in Sports

The average sports worker will change jobs 8 times with at least 3 career changes, contributing to an annual industry turnover rate nearing 65%.  As Sports and Entertainment converge with the new media and expanding sports properties, there is still a critical need for quality senior level executives and specialized professionals.   Follow these top…

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