University of Southern California Professional Sports Counseling Panel

Members:
Randy Beatty - Dean of the Leventhal School of Accounting
Ellen Ferris - Associate Vice President for Athletic Compliance
Mark Jackson - Senior Associate Athletic Director
Clare Pastore - Faculty Athletic Representative
Dave Roberts - Vice President for Athletic Compliance
Stephen Yamaguchi - University Counsel

Mission:
To provide a system of support and counsel for all USC student-athletes who are considering professional careers. The PSCP will look to assist in the advancement of our student-athletes' professional careers while concurrently protecting the eligibility and amateurism status of these student-athletes while enrolled at USC. The services of this council would be available for all student-athletes during their entire time at USC and cover a broad range of topics including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Agent Education and selection
  • Financial planning and advising
  • Marketing and sponsorship advice and opportunity
  • Contract review
  • Legal advice
  • Exceptional student-athlete disability insurance
  • Outside consulting services
  • Schedule workshops and educational opportunities for student-athletes' and their families