This blog will act as a career resource for students in the Department of Sports Administration at Ohio University. It contains career advice and information from a variety of sources related career planning and preparation. Together, we will work to enable each student to identify, to plan for, and to achieve their individual career goals.
17 May 2011
Webinar Opportunity for Careers in Sport
You might wish to register and listen in on this webinar.
Whether your students are starting their journey as freshman, continuing their growth as sophomores and juniors, or getting ready to begin their professional careers, as seniors, the Pro Edge Sports Academy is here to offer them guidance, tips, and industry wisdom on how to make it in the sports world!
Pro Edge Sports Academy is pleased to offer your students exclusive access to our “Breaking Into Sports” Webinar at no charge. This webinar will offer a critical peek into a wealth of industry wisdom and knowledge that will provide your students with guidance in transitioning from the world of academia into a professional sports management career. By learning about various strategies and paths that one can take along the way, your students will gain insight in overcoming obstacles achieving long lasting success. We invite and encourage all Sports Management students to attend the “Breaking Into Sports” Webinar
Over the past four years, Pro Edge Sports Academy has had the opportunity to mentor hundreds of college students and assist them into breaking into and securing a job in the sports industry.
Join us as we continue to lead students to success in rewarding sports careers!
Jared Lane founded Pro Edge Sports in 2001, which continues to experience great success and growth as it reaches its first ten years. Jared acquired a B.S. in Business Management from Alabama State University as well as a Master in Sport Leadership degree from Duquesne University. Currently pursuing a Master’s in Teaching at Belmont University, Jared’s accolades are many, including being honored as a member of the Golden Key International Honor Society for his excellence in Sports Leadership.
Throughout his career as a sports agent Jared has negotiated over 400 contracts and developed relationships with a multitude of sports professionals in all of the major professional sports leagues. Jared has represented over 20 former NFL Players. In addition, Jared has served as a mentor to hundreds of college sports management students over the past five years, while managing the Pro Edge Sports Internship Program.
Jared has served as the Director of Player Personnel for numerous professional indoor sports teams. His ability to effectively evaluate talent helped him land his first NFL client at the early age of 21. Jared wears many hats in addition to being the founder of Pro Edge Sports, as he is also responsible for managing daily operations, developing course curriculum, contract negotiations, marketing, endorsements, player evaluation, social media marketing, and managing the PES Academy. With over ten years of successful industry experience, Jared is committed to giving back and helping other young professional begin their careers in the sports management industry.
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