400-plus sports management programs. Thousands of students graduating every year with the hopes of breaking into the cluttered sports business world. Long hours. Low pay. If you are remotely familiar with how the industry operates, these characteristics are not shocking in the least bit; they are just, unfortunately, reality.
Yet, even for those aspiring professionals, including myself, who still are not discouraged by the negativity and want to pursue a sports career, there are ways to stand out. The Migala Report spoke with a few professionals and asked them how you can potentially get noticed. Below are 3 key ways to stand out in the sports business community.