From the Sideline To the Bottom Line

‘When you’re working with a first-time head coach, he’s so euphoric about getting the job and you have to pull him back and say, “So, what if you get fired?”’ ROBERT LATTINVILLE, chairman of the sports division at the law firm Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP, which represents coaches.

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ters. “Twenty years ago it was not uncommon to have a coach’s employment secured with a handshake. This practice has given way to 20- and 30-page employment contracts that require a working knowledge of state and federal employment law, income...

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