Episode 7: Do you want to know the ups and downs of the Sports Agent industry? Learn about what happens when things do not go as planned. We learn about agents being ghosted by clients, as well as some of the obstacles both agents had to overcome or still face today.
Podcast Description: Beyond The Negotiation hosted by NFL Agents Sam Tiger and Hygens Succes takes listeners on an exclusive journey through the ‘agent year.’ Tiger and Succes will discuss the ins and outs of what NFL agents go through with topics that include: recruiting prospective clients, the entire draft process, what it takes to be an agent, working with clients and their families, marketing deals, being hired (and fired), and much more as they provide raw and honest insights to the business of being a sports agent. The show will also feature guests that include current and former players, team personnel, trainers, nutritionists, financial advisors, and all others involved in the agent and players’ careers.
Sam Tiger Biography: Sam Tiger’s passion for the sports and entertainment industry began at a young age while moving around the United States and Internationally due to her father’s career. Sam holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management as well as a Master of Business Administration with a focus in Sports Law and Management. Sam is an NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor as well as a marketing agent for NFL, CFL, MLB, and other professional athletes and entertainers. Prior to launching her independent agency Sam Tiger MGMT in 2016, Sam spent time working in college football in player marketing, events, and management for ESPN West Palm, the Capital One Orange Bowl, and the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl.
Hygens Succes Biography: Hygens Succes was born in Haiti before moving to Belle Glade, Florida in 1998, and currently resides in West Palm Beach, Florida. He graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor’s of Science in Sports Management, and also a Master’s of Science in Sports Management. First registered as an NFLPA Contract Advisor in 2016. His passion for sports matured during his many years as a football player in high school then as a walk-on linebacker at the University of Florida (Go Gators).