Connecticut Jr. Rangers program director Jeff Hamilton, a Yale graduate and former National Hockey League player, joins Scott Soshnick, Eben Novy-Williams and Michael Barr to discuss a host of issues related to the business of sports, including his team’s victory in the prestigious Brick Invitational Hockey Tournament. CJR became the first American team to win the tournament since 2002. Also discussed is the professional nature of youth sports, where parents have been known to spend tens of thousands of dollars on coaching and development. Hamilton discusses the big business of youth sports, and why multi-sport athletes have an advantage over those who specialize in one sport from a young age.
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