In this episode, hosts Rob Finkelstein and Coach Trent are joined by Orlando Arnold, founder and CEO of Pyramid Sports and Entertainment. As a former Alabama State baseball player turned MLB agent, Orlando shares his journey and insights into the evolving NIL era. An episode about empowering athletes through NIL.

Welcome to the NIL4U Podcast, an enlightening journey into the world of Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL), brought to you by SportsE Media.

Topics discussed in this episode:
  • Orlando Arnold's Path: From choosing Alabama State to becoming a key figure in sports management.
  • NIL Evolution: Understanding the impact of NIL on student-athletes and the importance of education in making informed decisions.
  • Unique NIL Deals: Exploring groundbreaking NIL agreements, including Orlando's work with athletes and brands.
  • Professional Athletes and NIL: How figures like Christian McCaffrey support college athletes through NIL initiatives.
  • NIL for Good: Highlighting partnerships between athletes at Ole Miss and their contributions to social causes through NIL.
  • Realistic NIL Expectations: Educating athletes and their families on what to realistically expect from NIL opportunities.
  • Lifelong Learning in Sports: The importance of adaptability and continuous learning for athletes navigating their careers and NIL possibilities.
  • Connect with Orlando: Instagram | LinkedIn | Pyramid Sports and Entertainment
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Creators & Guests

Alumni Direct
Alumni Direct offers you a new way to connect. We have created a platform where alumni and athletes from all walks of life can network and collaborate.
Trent Clark
3-time Major League Baseball World Series CoachCEO of Leadershipity - We Help Leaders Create Teams of Coachable Champions
SportsE Media
SE is a digital sports media brand & production co for executives & entrepreneurs engaged in sports

What is NIL4U?

Hosted by two renowned figures in the NIL space, Rob Finklestein and Trent M. Clark, this podcast dives deep into the dynamic intersection of sports, business, and personal branding. Rob Finklestein, the founder and CEO of Alumni Direct, brings his expertise from leading “Athletes Entrepreneurs: The Alumni Journey,” a podcast that sheds light on athletes transitioning from sports to the business realm. Trent M. Clark, a 3x World Series champion and CEO of AIM NIL Academy, complements the discussion with his profound insights from educating athletes about NIL systems and entrepreneurial strategies. He is also the voice behind the “Winners Find A Way” podcast, featuring interviews with notable athletes and business personalities.