Hockey Agent FAQ

 How to be a hockey agent?

To become a hockey agent most people will start with the Hockey Agent Course from Sports Management Worldwide. The course is taught by NHLPA Agent Rick Curran, who is a partner in the ORR Hockey Group.

 How much does an NHL Agent make?

: NHL Agents are allowed a maximum of 5% of their clients’ NHL contracts. Most NHL agents will take a range between 3-5% depending on negotiations with their client.

 What does an agent do for a hockey player?

Agents across all major sports are there to provide their clients with advice, contract negotiations, marketing and endorsements, and other career-related services. Agents need to be trained and experienced in these areas and many people will be trained in SMWW’s Hockey Agent course.

 At what age should a hockey player get an agent?

Many hockey players will look for agents at age 14 when their careers are still young, but showing their potential for future growth.

 Do you have to be a lawyer to be an NHL Agent?

You do not need to be a lawyer to be an NHLPA agent. The NHLPA requires a bachelor’s degree to cover the education requirement of their application. Many people get trained to become an NHL agent in the Hockey Agent Course.

 Do you have more questions?

Call the office and ask! 1-877-SMWW-Now in the US or Canada. In London at +44(0) 871 288 4799 Everywhere else at +1-503-445-7105