Panel members and guest presenters speak with student-athletes and family members about relevant issues such as agent selection, entering the professional ranks, contracts and other legal issues, insurance, financial planning, marketing, sponsorship, sports career alternatives, and life as a professional athlete. Presenters are recruited from across several career fields and backgrounds and include agents, management and labor representatives, athletes, business, media, and civic leaders.

Call for Presenters

The Professional Sports Counseling Panel is currently looking for individuals to present to our student-athletes and family members on various topics.  Presenters can be from any profession including but not limited to:

  • Current or former professional athletes
  • Former Olympians
  • Business owners
  • Financial advisors
  • Life coaches
  • Teachers
  • Scientists
  • Civic leaders
  • Media representatives

These presentations are purely for the benefit of NC State’s student-athletes. Presenters are not allow to influence any student-athlete in the form of future career choices, but are rather a resources for the student-athletes in order to make more informed decisions. Additional limitations may exist.

The Panel is of the belief that everyone has wisdom to impart.  If you are interested in becoming a presenter, please contact the Panel at with your contact information and presentation topic.