ERIC Number: ED407914
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-May
Reference Count: N/A
A Career in Professional Athletics: A Guide for Making the Transition.
Bolig, Laura E., Ed.
This booklet provides guidance to student-athletes on making the transition to a career in professional athletics. It contains a list of do's and don'ts for students in regard to their collegiate eligibility, along with suggestions on obtaining disability insurance coverage for protection from loss of future earnings. The booklet provides suggestions on how to select an agent and explains how agents are paid. It also provides tips on preparing for the draft in particular sports. The booklet contains advice on financial planning and money management, including investments and income opportunities for professional athletes. It outlines opportunities and salaries in baseball, basketball, football, golf, ice hockey, soccer, and tennis. Three appendixes provide a directory of professional sports organizations, an outline of professional league drug testing policies, and salary information. (MDM)
Descriptors: Athletes, Career Development, Career Planning, College Athletics, College Students, Drug Use Testing, Education Work Relationship, Eligibility, Higher Education, Insurance, Money Management, Salaries
NCAA Publishing, P.O.Box 7347, Overland Park, KS (PS94, $7.50 for 10 copies).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Collegiate Athletic Association, Overland Park, KS.