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Mental conditioning coach opens own firm

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 05 / 18 / 15

Trevor Moawad, a noted mental and motivational coach who used to work at Exos and IMG Academy, is forming his own company. Moawad Consulting Group will be based in Moawad’s residence of Phoenix and he is opening the doors to his mental coaching firm with three core clients — Seattle S...

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Soccer’s Wagner signs with SFX

U.S. women's soccer team member and college soccer standout Aly Wag-ner signed with SFX Sports Group for representation. Wagner, who will graduate from Santa Clara University this year, was projected to be the top draft pick in the WUSA draft Sunday. The decision to sign Wagner was made b ...

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Super Bowl benefit for Schaffer

W hen Tampa Bay safety Dexter Jackson got his first interception in the Super Bowl, his agent, Peter Schaffer , was in the kitchen of his Denver area home, filling plates for his rookie clients who were there watching the game. By halftime, Jackson already had his second pick an ...

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WNBA to union: Try again

W NBA officials have engaged in an uncommon labor tactic by thumbing their noses at the WNBA players union's first proposal for a new contract and telling the union to submit another proposal, labor law experts say. The Women's National Basketball Players Association revealed e ...

Tags: Basketball, Houston Rockets, Labor and Agents, NFL, Octagon Group, SFX, WNBA

O’Hagan signs a third Raiders coach

G ary O'Hagan , head of IMG 's growing coaches division, was rooting for the Oakland Raiders in the AFC championship game this past weekend. O'Hagan recently signed Marc Trestman , the Raiders' offensive coordinator, for representation. That gave O'Hagan, who started IMG's coac ...

Tags: Athletes First, Baseball, Carolina Panthers, Colleges, Miami Marlins, Football, Hockey, IMG, Labor and Agents, Minnesota Vikings, NFL, NHL, Oakland Raiders, Reich, Katz & Landis, San Diego Chargers, San Francisco 49ers

Simms chooses Demoff for draft

University of Texas quarterback Chris Simms picked agent Marvin Demoff to represent him in the NFL draft. Simms made his decision after an agent search conducted by 16W Marketing. Steve Rosner, one of the principals in the firm, is the longtime marketing agent for former NFL great Phil Sim ...

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Browns' Miller returns to Steinberg

A few months ago, Cleveland Browns linebacker Jamir Miller was testifying against agent Leigh Steinberg in the Los Angeles trial of Steinberg's lawsuit against a former partner, David Dunn . Now Miller, who left Steinberg for Dunn when the two agents split in early 20 ...

Tags: Athletes First, Cleveland Browns, Dallas Cowboys, Football, Labor and Agents, NFL, SFX, Steinberg & Moorad

Dunn barred from spending profits

A federal judge has issued a temporary restraining order barring agent David Dunn and his firm, Athletes First, from spending any profits, including fees owed to him by NFL players, in the wake of a $44.66 million jury verdict against him. Dunn ...

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Baseball agency adds hockey venture

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Agassi happy now at SFX

Want to know how to get Andre Agassi's heart? Jeff Lewis, president of SFX Sports, found the way. He made a donation to Agassi's charter school for disadvantaged children in Las Vegas after visiting the facility earlier this year. Nearly three years after bolting from IMG, his longtime ma ...

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NFLPA examines Dunn v. Steinberg

The NFL Players Association will review testimony from the Leigh Steinberg-David Dunn trial to investigate whether any of the agents involved in the trial violated union rules governing conduct and solicitation, said an NFLPA source. The probe will focus on whether agents interfered in th ...

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