Here are answers to questions we receive frequently from applicants, student-athletes, educational institutions,
and athlete agents. We provide this for informational purposes only. It does not constitute legal advice.
Athlete Agent Registration Office
NC Department of the Secretary of State
PO Box 29622
Raleigh, NC 27626-0622
“Athlete agent” -- An athlete agent is an individual who:
“Student-athlete” – A student-athlete is anyone who engages in; is eligible to engage in; or may be
eligible in the future to engage in any intercollegiate sport. This includes college students, high school students, high school dropouts,
or high school graduates who delay enrollment in a college.
“Agency contract” -- An agency contract is a legal agreement between an athlete and an agent. It authorizes
the agent to negotiate contracts for the athlete.