Florida Coastal Plans New Sports Law Center; Jacksonville School to Be One of Three in Nation to Offer Full Concentration

By Rodack, Jordan | The Florida Times Union, March 15, 2005 | Go to article overview

Florida Coastal Plans New Sports Law Center; Jacksonville School to Be One of Three in Nation to Offer Full Concentration


Rodack, Jordan, The Florida Times Union


Byline: JORDAN RODACK, The Times-Union

Calling all aspiring Jerry Maguires.

Jacksonville's Florida Coastal School of Law will launch a sports law center, which will serve as a training ground for budding sports agents.

Dean Peter Goplerud said the center, now in planning stages, could enable the law school to find a niche few others have and establish its own identity.

Other schools offer sports law courses, but Florida Coastal would become one of only three in the nation to offer a full concentration of sports law, Goplerud said.

"What has happened over the last 20 years or so is the schools that are not in the top 10 in the country have realized that in order to compete for the best students and the top faculty members, they need to figure out ways to distinguish themselves from the other 160 law schools," Goplerud said. "And that's exactly what we're doing."

Florida Coastal opened in 1996 and has about 900 students. Details about the center are still in the works, Goplerud said, but it could be open by next school year.

Sports lawyer Michael Huyghue, president and chief executive officer of Jacksonville-based Axcess Sports and Entertainment, said a sports law center can help any law school grow and gain an identity. …

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