Better Banking for Athletes

Sure Sports, established in 2009, offers customized banking solutions for professional athletes in the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL and MLS. We specialize in Contract-Based Financing but offer a wide range of financial products, including Pre-Draft Loans and McKenzie Mortgages®, designed exclusively for professional athletes. Sure Sports handles all aspects of the financing process.

Our mission is to provide better banking for athletes. Our objective is to give professional athletes a chance at qualifying for credit through their professional contract, rather than credit history or score, and provide low-cost loans and loan refinances to athletes.

Our Services

Contract-based financing

Sure Sports offers financing based on the current or future earnings of a player's contract. Each repayment schedule is customized to match the player's complex needs, and funds are often available within 2 business days.  Learn more.

Pre-draft financing

NFL and NBA Draft-Eligible Prospects can receive financing prior to signing a professional contract. Eligibility is based upon a player's draft prediction and projected salary.  Financing is available to athletes with no credit history, and funds can be available the next business day.  Learn more.

mckenzie mortgage®

Residential loan product designed exclusively for professional athletes. Players can finance up to 110% of the purchase price. This products pairs a mortgage loan with a contract loan. Learn more.

free agent and arbitration financing

Players exiting rookie or entry-level contracts or players approaching free agency are eligible for financing with Sure Sports. Arbitration Financing is available for MLB and NHL Players while they await arbitration decisions and contracts. Learn more.

Insurance Premium Financing

Sure Sports offers insurance premium financing and can help players obtain athlete insurance policies through Lloyd's of London. Some of the disability insurance products available include Loss of Value, Permanent Total Disability and Temporary Total Disability. Learn more.