Podcast Alert: Steve “Coach” Loy

Steve Loy is the longtime agent and business partner to golfer Phil Mickelson, one of the highest earning professional athletes of all time. Known by “Coach” to many, Loy began his relationship with Mickelson while recruiting him to play for his golf team at Arizona State. His conversation with AJ includes a history of how […]

Podcast Alert: Donald Dell – Part 2

The second part of AJ’s conversation with the legendary sports agent to Michael Jordan and Stan Smith focuses on advice learned over the course of a successful career. Donald Dell also gives his takes on current events including COVID-19, and NIL in college athletics. If you missed it, check out Part 1 for stories about Donald’s work […]

Podcast Alert: Roger Valdiserri

On this week’s episode of Navigating Sports Business, AJ interviews his close friend Roger Valdiserri, former Sports Information Director at Notre Dame. Over the course of his 28-year career, he was an eyewitness to some of the most important moments in college athletics and beyond. The conversation includes stories from Roger’s time at the Olympics […]

Podcast Alert: Donald Dell – Part 1

Donald Dell is one of the most impactful agents in the history of sport. As the founder of ProServ, his list of notable clients includes Arthur Ashe, Stan Smith, Patrick Ewing, and of course, Michael Jordan. He negotiated some of the largest and most important apparel deals ever, including Michael Jordan’s first deal with Nike, […]

Podcast Alert: Greg Sankey

Greg Sankey, Commissioner of the SEC, joins AJ Maestas on today’s episode of Navigating Sports Business podcast. They discuss operating during COVID-19, the path to becoming commissioner, the future of collegiate athletics, and some great book recommendations.   Details 00:00 – Commissioner Sankey’s background 3:50 – Handling COVID in the SEC 17:20 – Book Recommendations […]

Podcast Alert: Navigating Sports Business

We are excited to announce the launch of our new podcast with AJ Maestas, Navigating Sports Business! Gain exclusive insight into the professional and personal worlds of high-level executives in sports and entertainment as we host top decision-makers in the industry to discuss emerging topics, their business, careers, and personal life stories.   From collegiate conference […]


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