Steve Kauffman worked as a licensed NBA player agent for the majority of his career. Due to NBPA regulations, Steve’s present service as an agent for NBA coaches and general managers does not allow him to actively represent NBA players.
KSMG is pleased to now offer player agent consulting services, which allow future agents or less experienced agents to access the wealth of Steve’s experience in the niche business of professional player representation. Whether you are contemplating entering the business or are already certified, KSMG can assist you in the following ways, to name a few:
- Advice on how to start or expand a sports agency
- Preparation of in-depth valuations of your client’s worth in a given free agent market
- Creation of negotiation strategy
- Reviewing and providing legal advice on proposed endorsement deals, appearance or television contracts, etc.
Steve Kauffman is also available as an expert witness to testify on matters for which the opinion of an expert in the field of sports representation is required. Steve has been retained by companies as large as Ford Motor Company and Cooper Tire. Having represented world-class basketball, football, and baseball players, Steve’s areas of expertise are diverse.