Personal and Professional Advice from MLB Sports Agent Mark Leinweaver

Podcast: Mark Leinweaver

In this episode of the Jeff Bradbury Show, Jeff sits down with author, speaker, broadcaster, and professional sports agent Mark Leinweaver to discuss the importance of hard work and hustle when it comes to professional networking and Building Your EDU Brand.

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About our Guest: Mark Leinweaver 

Mark has spent 20 years working in sports as a baseball agent, TV and radio broadcaster, media relations director, author, television producer and coaching convention director.

He is a guest professor for a Sports Public Relations course at the University of Southern California (USC), educating students of the prestigious Annenberg School for Journalism and Communication on “How To Get A Job In Sports”. Mark also lectures on that topic at Duke, Boston College, TCU, Texas A&M, LSU and San Jose State.

As an MLB agent, his daily responsibilities include managing a myriad of off-field services for Major & Minor League clients and their families, salary arbitration preparation and contract negotiation.

Mark is also a frequent speaker at high schools nationwide on how “Character Matters”, offering guidance about social media dangers, volunteering and anti-bullying to students-athletes.

Mark was the television play-by-play announcer for MLB Network's National Youth Baseball Championship and his book, Minor Moments, Major Memories, debuted in bookstores nationwide in 2005. A dramatic television series inspired by the book was sold to Sony Pictures Television.

Originally from New York, Mark played baseball at non-scholarship Division II Stonehill College in Massachusetts, where he was team captain his senior year.

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