Interviews. Insights. Inquiring Conversations.
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 he transitioned from coach to agent, his strategy for succeeding in business, and his opinions on the current state of professional golf.
0:00 – Coach’s résumé
4:45 – Negotiating endorsement deals
12:55 – Recruiting Phil Mickelson
17:30 – Turning pro
23:30 – “Never invest in the business you’re in”
30:00 – Coach’s background
37:10 – How would you change the PGA?
Join Navigate Founder, AJ Maestas, as he talks with key decision-makers from the sports and entertainment industry about emerging trends, business, their career path, business insights, personal stories, and more.
From collegiate conference commissioners to team owners and executives to CMOs of global brands, Maestas takes listeners inside the lives of the people driving today’s sports and entertainment industry.