Our company was founded when Marc R. Pollack, Esq. and Ryan Gleichowski formed Sports One Athlete Management in 1999. Prior to that, Marc was a successful NFL agent and attorney and Ryan was a Division I baseball player at the University of Florida. When we joined forces, our vision was to build a full service sports agency that would provide the highest level of service in the industry catering to a unique type of player. Our goal was to represent athletes that possessed the same level of character, integrity and work ethic that we expected from each other. We believed that these were the key ingredients needed to succeed in all aspects of life, and particularly in the highly competitive world of professional sports.
Building upon this model has enabled us to establish an agency that has been fortunate to represent some of the top players in Major League Baseball. In 2009, Doug Rogalski joined our team at Sports One. At that time, Doug was already representing several of the games’ best players. Prior to that, Doug was a college baseball player at the University of North Florida, as well as a college coach, Major League scout and an agent. In 2014, Myles Shoda became the newest member of the Sports One group. Myles brings with him almost 30 years of experience as an agent. His knowledge of the industry will provide tremendous value to the firm and all of our clients. Marc, Ryan, Doug and Myles are all certified as Agents by the Major League Baseball Players Association.
The diverse background and expertise that each of us at Sports One brings to the table makes our agency an extremely well rounded organization that is suited to handle every aspect of a professional baseball player’s career. We have achieved success in every area in the industry from the draft, developing minor league players, prevailing in the salary arbitration process, negotiating top salary arbitration settlements and procuring top multi-year pre arbitration and free agent contracts. We have also been extremely successful in the marketing and endorsement arena helping to maximize our client’s earnings, not only on the field, but off the field as well. Additionally, we work extremely hard to assist our clients in "giving back" by playing a significant role in each of their charitable organizations and fundraising efforts.