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Want to Work in the NBA? Follow This Path To Get Your Edge.

NBA jobs digital video editing with synergy sports technology Long before graduating from Liberty University and taking on a normal 8-5 job, John Ross had always wanted to work in the NBA - he just didn’t know how.

“I grew up in the state of Indiana where basketball is a very important part of the culture,” says Ross, a smile reaching across his face. “I always felt if I couldn’t play in the NBA, I wanted to at least work there.”

Get Your Sports Career Moving With Hockey Analytics

hockey analytics jim corsiTo the uninformed SAT% looks like something that happens when you bump your keyboard - a randomly generated assortment of letters and symbols. But astute hockey minds know better. They know that 4 of the last 7 Stanley Cup winners were in the top 4 in the NHL for SAT%.

The Journey to Becoming a Top Sports Agent

derek simpson malcolm butler's agentDerek Simpson has been a certified NFL agent since 2012, earning his certification after passing the NFLPA agent exam, a test that less than 60% of applicants pass.

Learn How to Kick Down the Front Door of the Sports Industry

break into the sports industrySpend any time studying the sports industry and you’ll find there are hundreds, maybe thousands, of different career opportunities to be had.

From mascots to team presidents, there are so many different sports career paths you can choose.

Synergy Sports Is Getting Into Baseball – And That is Good News For You!

synergy sports technology entering baseballEvery NBA and WNBA uses Synergy Sports Technology to analyze video footage of practice and games, and now the leader in basketball video analytics is branching into baseball.  

Last year alone, Synergy Sports Technology evaluated every possession of every game in over 50,000 basketball games. This year they’ll begin to do the same in MLB, MiLB and college baseball games.

Want to Become an NFL General Manager? It starts with this key step.

becoming an NFL general manager means learning to be a scoutThe NFL has done a masterful job of taking a 6-month season of games and turning it into a year-long event. Even after the Super Bowl is over and there is no clash between men in pads, professional football is never far from reach.

There is the NFL combine. Free Agency. Draft. OTA’s. Rookie camp and finally, training camp. Every month of the year something important is happening in the NFL.

Follow Your Sports Career Dreams At The Portsmouth Invitational Tournament Career Conference

Start Your Basketball CareerSigning your name to a 4-year, $60 million NBA contract sounds like something you can only envision as a child, a time when you are allowed to enjoy wandering day dreams while looking out the window at your yet to be fulfilled imaginary life.  

How Attending the SMWW NFL Combine Career Conference Can Turn into a Job

amanda dinkel smww nfl combine career conferenceJust a few short years ago Amanda Dinkel was in college at North Carolina State, studying Sports Management with a dream shared by many others; to work in the NFL.

Pioneering NFL Agent to Speak at Upcoming SMWW NFL Combine Career Conference

kristen kuliga smww nfl conference speakerThere are around 2,000 players under contract in the NFL each year, another 500 in the CFL and just under 125 in the AFL. Throw in some smaller leagues across the world and you probably have close to 3,000 men in the world being paid to play football.

That’s it.

The Difference Between a Sports Job and a Sports Career

Thomas Dimitroff Sports CareerBring your team to the Super Bowl and expect there to be a buzz following you for a few years.

Despite the unfathomable loss in this year’s big game, Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff has garnered a great deal of attention lately for the job he has done building a team around superstar quarterback and league MVP Matt Ryan.