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Better Banking for Athletes

Sure Sports provides tailored banking and financing options for professional athletes in the NFL, NBA, WNBA, MLB, NHL, MLS, golf and auto racing. Get fast access to contract loans tailored to your career trajectory.

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Drawing of a basketball player. Get contract loans tailored for your NBA/WNBA career.

Confidentiality is at the forefront of everything we do

Sure Sports maintains strict confidentiality in all communications. We prioritize protecting the privacy of our borrowers and take all necessary measures to ensure it is upheld throughout the process.

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Empty sports stadium field ready for the big game. Get in the financial game with contract loans for athletes.

Sure Sports is my go-to resource when my clients need financing. The team offers exceptional service and their rates are unbeatable. I highly recommend them.

Providing professional athletes with faster, cost-effective lending solutions

Our Services

Sure Sports provides financing and contract advances to professional athletes based on their current or future earnings, using signed player contracts from NFL, MLB, NBA, WNBA, NHL, MLS, golf, and auto racing. Explore the benefits of contract loans tailored to your sport.

Sure Sports provides loans and financing for draft-eligible players in the NBA and NFL based on their draft projections and estimated salaries. These loans are available for the top 100 NFL draft prospects and the top 40 NBA draft prospects.

Sure Sports provides financing and loans to players nearing or in free agency, with funding options of up to 10% of the player’s estimated market value or 30% of the team’s written salary offer.

Sure Sports offers financing and loans for MLB and NHL Players awaiting arbitration decisions and contracts. Financing of up to 10% of a player’s projected market value or 30% of the team’s submitted salary proposal is available.

A McKenzie Mortgage® is a specialized mortgage option created specifically for professional athletes, with conventional mortgage rates. With a McKenzie Mortgage®, players can finance up to 110% of the purchase price, covering the down payment and closing costs.

In today’s competitive real estate market, a cash offer can give you an advantage over the competition. By eliminating the need to negotiate a higher offer price, athletes can quickly secure a home and focus on the season or prepare for the upcoming season. Perfect for athletes looking to settle in before the season starts.

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.

Our Loan Process


Pre-qualification process

Upon receiving a loan request, the Sure Sports credit team will review the athlete’s contract and request, to determine eligibility. If an athlete’s contract qualifies him/her for a loan, then terms are provided within 1-2 business days.


Issue Proposed Terms

Sure Sports will issue a proposal detailing the preliminary terms, such as interest rate, fees, and repayment schedule. These terms are valid for 5 business days.


Client Signs Term Sheet

After accepting the loan terms and submitting a signed term sheet along with a credit and background authorization form, Sure Sports will conduct a credit check on the borrower within 1-2 business days.


Application Process

The required documents for loan application will be requested within 1-2 business days after receiving the signed term sheet.



The length of the underwriting process is determined by the complexity of the loan and can be as little as 3-5 business days and up to two weeks in some cases. Sure Sports may request additional documents throughout the underwriting process.


Credit Decision

At the conclusion of the underwriting process, your loan will either be approved with final terms, declined, or receive a request for additional information.


Loan Documents Drafted

Once final approval has been provided, loan documents are drafted which may take 1-2 business days.



The final step in the process, a closing will be scheduled at a location that is most convenient for the borrower. The timeline from receiving a full file to closing/funding ranges from 1 week for private-line loans to 2-4 weeks for bank-line loans.

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Tailored financing solutions for elite athletes

Sure Sports partners with top leagues like MLB, MLS, NBA, NFL, NHL, and WNBA, offering customized financial solutions and contract loans that empower athletes to excel both on and off the field.

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Major League Baseball

Step up to the financial home plate with MLB-specific contract-based financing, designed to match the unique dynamics of your baseball career.

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National Football League

Tackle your financial goals with NFL-tailored financing and contract loans, offering solid support throughout your football journey.

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Major League Soccer

Score your financial targets with MLS-focused contract-based financing, aligning with the distinctive pace of your soccer career.

National Hockey League

Score a financial hat trick with NHL-specific financing and contract loans, seamlessly tailored to the unique rhythm of your hockey career.

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National Basketball Association

Slam dunk your financial strategy with NBA-specific contract-based financing, customized for the highs and lows of your basketball career.

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Women’s National Basketball Association

Shoot for financial success with WNBA-tailored financing and contract loans, crafted to empower your journey on and off the basketball court.

Our Blog

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