R1 Sports Mgnt

Our firm’s guiding principles are honesty, loyalty and commitment to our clients and their families. At R1 Sports Mgnt, we combine the focus and personal attention of a small firm with a large network of national and international resources.  Our belief that the client comes first has led us to partner at times with other agencies in order to leverage assets. Above all, we are driven to provide our clients with the best opportunities for success. 

R1 Sports Mgnt is a boutique agency representing professional athletes, coaches, news reporters/tv hosts, and musicians/vocalists.

– Contracts

– Endorsements and Sponsorship Deals

– Licensing Agreements

– Media

– Marketing/Promotions

Notable Mentions

We Support

Jay Dref: Buffalo native, Julliard grad, classical crossover vocalist


Matt Hart was drafted second overall in the second round of the National Basketball League of Canada 2018 draft by the Kitchener Titans.

Liz Lewin: formerly with WKBW ch.7 now morning anchor at WILX ch. I0 in Lansing, MI

John Paolucci: former NYPD detective and author of the children’s book “Saving Montana”

Kevin OConnell: 40+ years in television news, local celebrity & community spokesperson

“Piece of Mind” available on ITunes inc the single “Letter to Myself”


Our Supporters

Thanks to Holiday Inn Express and Buffalo GM Matt Spencer for their support of our players and clients.

Thanks to Lou Billitier, owner of Chef’s Restaurant, Buffalo “where friends and family [& R1 clients] meet to eat.”

R1 Sports thanks Bob Bevilaqua and the New Era Cap Co, the official sponsor of NBA headwear, for our supply of draft day hats and other designs.

Get in touch!

R1 Sports Mgnt llc

21 Princeton Place

Suite 105

Orchard Park, New York 14127

(716) 239-0384

Distance to Buffalo

10 miles

Distance to New Era Field

3 miles