More About Balch Sports

Russ Campbell and Patrick Strong have built Balch Sports into a nationally recognized brand in the coaching industry.

With more than 30 years of combined experience representing coaches, Balch Sports offers a customized, unique approach to the business with a specific focus on job placement, contract negotiation and career management.

Legal training, personal experience, market knowledge and deep industry relationships distinguish us from traditional “agents” and better position us to serve our clients. It’s a personal business and our team is strategically designed to facilitate complete trust and confidence while helping you navigate your career.

Russ and Patrick have negotiated more than $600 million in coaching contracts in the past six years, including the biggest head coach and coordinator contracts in college football history as well as numerous other record breaking deals. They have prepared clients for more than 200 interviews across the country, navigating searches and negotiating deals in the NFL, all Power 5 conferences as well as all Group of 5 conferences. Balch Sports has the experience, market knowledge and relationships, from athletic directors to search firms and other decision-makers, to both protect and advance your career.  


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