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Based in Laguna Beach, Calif., Athletes First is a full-service representation agency focused on NFL players and coaches as well as college football and basketball coaches, plus other sports-related clients, including broadcasters and media personalities.

The agency was founded in 2001 and work includes individual contract negotiations, marketing and commercial endorsements, and other client services.
News & notes
May 2015: Advertising agency holding company Dentsu invests $16.5 million for a 33 percent take in Athletes First.

Apr 25, 2018: Firm launches Athletes First Partners (A1P), a sales and marketing . . .

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Expertise
  • Athlete Marketing
  • Athlete Representation
  • Contract Negotiation
Additional Offices / Facilities
  • Athletes First Coaching
  • 1800 W University Ave
  • #410
  • Gainesville, FL 32603
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Ownership / Management

CEO
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Brian Murphy

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Key Decision Makers
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Chief Growth Officer (A1P)

Jene Elzie

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President (A1P)

Jim O'Connell

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Player Agent

Todd France

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Player Agent

Kyle McCarthy

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Player Agent

David Mulugheta

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Player Agent

Joe Panos

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VP, Sponsorship Sales (A1P)

Sean Downes

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VP & General Counsel

Mark Humenik

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VP, Marketing

Austin Lyman

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VP, Platform Sales & Client Services (A1P)

Matt Shulman

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VP, Client Relations

Savannah Wall Foster

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Personnel

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Associate, Client Relations

Casey Christensen

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Associate, Client Relations

Abigail Gwarjanski

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