By having experience in the entire spectrum of athlete representation, we set ourselves apart and ensure that you get compensated the way you deserve. Our goal is to not only secure your contract, but help secure your financial future after your playing days are over. Tier 1 Sports Management provides the following services to each of our clients:

 

NFL DRAFT/COMBINE PREPARATION

  • Speed and Strength Training
  • Psychological Testing
  • Interview Preparation

ROOKIE AND FREE AGENT CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS

We have extensive experience negotiating over $100 M in NFL Player Contracts. We also have experience dealing with multi-million dollar contracts in the business world.

With our extensive contract negotiation background and endless preparation, we go into every contract negotiation with one goal in mind, maximizing client value. We will prepare client specific comparable tables to aid in negotiations, so that our clients get fair market value or above with every contract they sign.

PERSONAL BRAND BUILDING

We know how important it is for our clients to maximize their off the field earnings and take the appropriate steps to ensure a successful post playing career. By building a personal brand for each of our clients we can accomplish both of these important goals. Using the following three-prong approach, we help each of our clients build a strong personal brand that lends itself to off the field success now and in the future:

 

Marketing and Endorsement Opportunities

We have developed and negotiated lucrative endorsement and promotional alliances with both national and international advertisers. We match each client's personality and attributes with sponsors' desired demographic target audience to enhance the image of both parties. A comprehensive public relations program is incorporated with each client relationship. A partial list of companies we have worked with includes:

Coca ColaNikePizza HutAcclaimNBCAdidasESPNRawlingsWilsonPumaFleerTitleistReebokMountain DewNew Balance

 

Media and Public Relations

We want our clients to be known; not only for their playing ability, but also for the good-natured high-character person they are off the field. By providing our clients with interviews (TV, radio, podcasts, print, etc.,) we hope to give our clients the best possible platform to showcase their personality and character to the world. A partial list of media outlets we have used in the past include:

  • Sports Illustrated
  • Players Platform Show
  • Erie Times-News
  • No2MinuteWarning.com
  • MockingTheDraft.com
  • ESPN Radio
  • The Virginia Gazette
  • Manasas Messenger
  • NittanyLionsDen.com
  • Bleacher Report
  • TheExaminer.com
  • NFLSpinZone.com
  • College2Pro.com
  • The Patriot News

 

Community Service

We believe in giving back to our community. We encourage each of our clients to give back by building a relationship with and helping to make the community in which they live a better place.

At our clients' request, we will help connect our clients with any local or national charities in which they are interested in supporting or even assist our clients in forming their own charities. Community service is important to us and we are here to help our clients get involved.

TAX PREPARATION AND PLANNING

Our tax team at Tier 1 conducts a comprehensive practice that reaches into every sphere of federal, state and local taxation. Our tax professionals hold advanced degrees in taxation as well as practical experience in dealing with the Internal Revenue Service and various state and local authorities. Specific services provided are:

  • Tax Return Preparation
  • Sophisticated Tax Planning
  • Audit Representation
  • Tax Litigation: Federal and State
  • Sales, Mergers and Business Joint Ventures

ESTATE PLANNING

At Tier 1, we take planning for your families future seriously from day 1. Our team of attorneys and tax professionals will help you ensure that your families future is planned out and set up for success, in a number of ways, including:

  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • College Funds
  • Health Care Proxy
  • Durable Power of Attorney

INVESTMENT ADVISORY REFERRALS

We have long standing relationships with some of the top NFLPA certified financial advisors in the country. We can put you in touch with trusted advisors who utilize the most advanced analysis and expertise to provide you with a completely independent and customized financial plan and a comprehensive portfolio. A full component of financial services includes:

  • Asset Allocation Analysis
  • Money Manager Analytical Selection
  • Mutual Funds
  • Brokerage
  • Tax Advantage Investments