Making the big plays and the big bucks: Preparing for life as a pro athlete

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Feb. 13, 2015) — The life of a pro athlete sounds all good. It means lots of money and the VIP treatment. However, those perks are the same things that can bring an athlete down and tear their careers away from them in the blink of an eye.

Going pro at a young age can mean growing up in the spotlight and, for some, the temptations can be too tough to resist.

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