Better Banking for Athletes

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

Our mission is to provide better banking and faster, cheaper lending to professional athletes. Our objective is to give professional athletes a chance at qualifying for credit through their professional contracts, rather than credit history or scores, 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. Contract advances are available for players in the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL and MLS.  Learn more.

Athlete Business Venture Financing

Many athletes use Sure Sports to obtain loans used to finance business ventures to help them secure their long-term earnings potentials. Financing through Sure Sports helps provide a long-term cash flow yielding asset that is 100% stabilized. 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® for Athletes

Residential mortgage designed exclusively for professional athletes. Players can finance up to 110% of the purchase price of their home, which means players do not have any out-of-pocket costs for a mortgage. 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.