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#SMWWsuccess: Clemente Sosa Goes From the NYPD to the Baseball Diamond

Baseball has always been a part of Bronx native Clemente Sosa’s identity.  After playing Division 1 baseball at Iona College in New Rochelle, NY, the left-handed pitcher graduated with a degree in criminal justice and began working for the New York Police Department.

But baseball wasn’t gone from his life or his dreams.clemente sosa baseball nypd smww graduate

#SMWWsuccess: Ron Reider joins International Speedway Corporation

A lifetime fan of motorsports, New York native Ron Reider spent a little over 6 years in event operations at Watkins Glen International Speedway early in his career. Sometimes life throws a wrench at you and changes your career path. This was true for Ron, who left Watkins Glen in 2004 for other opportunities outside of motorsports.

Calling all Interns! If you are looking for a sports internship, we're ready for you

Newsflash: Sports employers are not going to hire you solely because you have encyclopedic knowledge of random sports data.

Knowing Tony Franklin was one of the last barefooted kickers in the NFL will not get you a job.

Remembering that Kawhi Leonard was just the 48th ranked player heading to college in 2009, will not be the detail that separates you from other applicants.

Experience is what matters.

If You Love What You Do, Why Retire?

Throughout my career in the sports industry I’ve prided myself on being observant, paying attention to all the changes happening around me. Our world is in constant flux and it is my belief that detecting things as they change, whether it be people, attitudes, approaches or technology, is extremely advantageous.

As an observant person, a certain social pattern becomes obvious – most people are not happy with their career.

eSports Could Unlock Your Sports Career Path

In the past few years, professional gaming has become a viable career option, and with capital investments pouring in from sponsors, streaming services and international audiences, the eSports growth curve is heading decidedly upwards.

Soccer Agent Advice; How a transfer works (Part 2)

Our SMWW Soccer Director, John Print, and his staff has posted this three-part series in regards to football (soccer) transfer as a useful tool to help you learn the business. 

 

Soccer Agent Advice: How a transfer works (Part 1)

Our SMWW Soccer Director, John Print, and his staff has posted this three-part series in regards to football (soccer) transfer as a useful tool to help you learn the business. 

2019 SMWW Hockey Career Conference Recap

Sports Management Worldwide’s (SMWW) 2019 Hockey Career Conference at the NHL Draft has just wrapped up! 2 action-packed days full of networking opportunities, career advice from the best in the hockey industry, learning about how to get jobs in sports, and even a surprise visit from the Stanley Cup.

Being a Successful Sports Agent Takes a Special Attitude

If I asked you to close your eyes and envision an NFL agent, you’d likely imagine someone in a power suit with a phone attached to their ear ready to enter a combative negotiation.

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