1stClass Athletes

First. Class. Representation.

Who we are

1st Class Athletes, (1CA)

is a national, full-service athlete management and marketing firm based in Portland Oregon. We serve an exclusive client base through a unique combination of first-class representation & personalized marketing strategies tailored to the distinct needs of each client. We are well-versed in multifaceted contract negotiations with teams, including sponsorship and marketing agreements. We offer our clients management resources that foster first-class support and direction throughout their on and off the field endeavors. The fundamental objective of 1CA is to maximize our clients' earning potential as professional athletes and to see their individual brand enhanced such that their post career opportunities will afford them a lifetime of continued success.

Founded on principles like honesty, trust, and faith, our ethical compass lends itself to strong relationships and sound management that our clients can believe in. Our team has more than 30 years of combined experience in contract negotiations, market analytics, marketing, corporate finance, tax consulting, artist management and promotions. We have facilitated more than 75 million dollars in total contracts. 1CA is prepared to service the needs and challenges of any situation that professional athletes face. 1CA clients are poised to capitalize on any opportunities that align with the 1CA core principles and the lifestyle they choose as a professional athlete.

Services Include


1CA clients are prepared for what will happen leading up to the draft. We provide:

Coordination of individual workouts
Pre-Draft marketing
Preparation for Combines (Pro-day)


Not everything about a player's career happens on the field. We assist our clients in all football career related areas, including:

Contract Negotiations
Representation at all NFL grievances, hearings, or appeals
Obtaining termination and severance pay
Collection of career ending/disability insurance proceeds
Worker's compensation claims
Arranging for medical assistance and second opinions from the foremost specialists in sports


1CA's team has dealt with every significant company in the sporting goods, apparel and trading card industry. Our services in this area include:

Trading cards
Autograph signings
Endorsements with national and regional companies
Other marketing agreements


Utilizing our national contacts at 1CA we are able to assist our clients with the following:

Press releases
Television and radio exposure
Arrangement of local and national interviews


1CA is a full service agency and is always available for our clients. We provide the following:

Reviewing and advising on home, automobile, and other purchases
Reviewing legal documents
Consultation on all legal matters
Arranging for and consultation with outside counsel when necessary
Negotiating and drafting endorsement contracts


1CA's team will provide our clients with tax advice and preparation of tax returns. Our services include:

Preparing all federal, state and local tax returns by an independent accounting firm, whose sole purpose is tax and accounting issues
Using a tax planner so that clients can anticipate tax consequences of each investment


We work with and refer experienced and qualified professionals who are licensed in this area. If desired, we arrange for:

Banking and bookkeeping services
Assistance in selecting financial planners
A budget
A list of financial firms that have worked with our clients in the past or ones that we know
A working relationship with your family financial planner or any financial planner or advisor of your choice




Our Clients

For a detailed list of clients, please contact us.

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1CA takes a first class approach to the development of each of our client's brand through calculated marketing and public relations campaigns. The location of our management team allows us to tap into our extensive network of relationships with companies like Nike and Adidas. Our media and public relations contacts allow 1CA to develop our clients' brand awareness and visibility through multi-faceted approaches that enhance their public platform.


Pre-draft Prepartaion

Working out for pro scouts prior to the draft is the most important part of the draft process. 1CA has established great working relationships with the personnel staff of every major All-Star game and has the resources to advocate for all of our eligible rookies. No one athlete's needs are identical to every player at his position in the draft. 1CA will develop a training program tailored to the specific needs of each client. 1CA clients will have access to the nation's top strength and speed trainers, nutritionists, and sports psychologists. 1CA clients are equipped to excel in post-season All-Star games, pre-draft camps, the NFL Combine, and private workouts with professional teams. Given the value of an effective pre-draft process, 1CA works to ensure our clients have everything necessary to deliver a first class performance every time they test.




25 NW 23rd Pl, Suite 6 #296
Portland, Oregon 97210

Phone: 503.841.2923

Email: info@1stclassathletes.com