ProVolley101: "Getting to Know Agent & Team Roles" (Episode #3) [Download Episode's Freebie: http://bit.ly/BAPpv101ep3] [Free Resources for mailing list subscribers: http://bit.ly/2fuyz0u ] FREE SERIES INFO DOWNLOAD: http://bit.ly/BAProVolleySeriespdf
HOW WILL THIS SERIES WILL HELP YOU? You'll get the steps before, during & after preparing for this opportunity, selecting agents, teams & playing your first season successfully... all from a current pro and former USA national team athlete, BeyondAthletic.com podcast host and agency owner @ EliteVolley.com plus special guests...
IN THIS EPISODE * WHEN CAN I SIGN WITH AN AGENCY? * Sign with an agency when your collegiate eligibility is 100% finished. Which is after your last match as a senior player on your school’s team
#1 WHAT SHOULD AN AGENCY DO EXACTLY? * EDUCATE / HELP PLAYER’S TRANSITION SMOOTHLY * MARKETING TO TEAMS * NEGOTIATE YOUR CONTRACT * PROTECT YOU WHILE UNDER CONTRACT * MOST LIKELY THEY WON’T * Keep you fit, healthy, in-form, manage your social media PR, know overtime you make the news, find things for you to do with your free time, register your flight miles, do your taxes, keep your documents organized, etc… * Note: you gotta take care of everything while with a team. You are ALONE! ALONEEEEEE…. So build a network to stay on track, not lose your mind and to optimize your time/knowledge base.
#2 TEAMS * WHAT THEY DO? * They pay for… * 100% PAID * Travel to and from their team from your home * Housing with utilities (maybe not internet) and furnished * Salary NET of taxes cash or deposit to local or foreign bank account * Health Insurance * Most likely… * Internet in home (ask for MiFi router so you can travel within your country with it!) * 1 meal per day (especially during weekdays) maybe all meals! * Asian teams commonly do all meals with teams or in hotels * Car or Bicycle in small towns * Full Health Insurance * Bonuses for team finishes / wins * Slightly possible * Train tickets/discount cards * deals through local sponsors * Dental insurance * Language school / tutor * Education with University * Youth coaching jobs * Bonuses for individual performance
#3 START CONNECTING WITH OTHER PRO's! *Use the USAV site to see each years pro transfer list and get to contacting and networking! COMING UP NEXT Episodes…
*#4 Switch from Amateur to Pro Mode *
#5 Build Your Personal Team & Brand ....& More!
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