Utilizing a combination of business, legal and playing experience to handle the most complex negotiations and approach each client's contract strategy with the aim of maximizing their market value.
Matching our athletes with brands that are appropriate for each player through strategic marketing, media and content management.
Evaluating our clients’ strengths, weaknesses and needs on an individual basis to find the best training regimen for each player.
Actively assisting our athletes with causes to which they are deeply committed.
Assisting our clients with professional service providers including certified financial management firms, tax preparation, appropriate legal counsel, sports psychologists, major asset allocation/purchasing, relocation assistance, website development and other career management.
Dustin Bledsoe is responsible for corporate strategy and all functional aspects of the company. As a licensed attorney and certified player agent with the Major League Baseball Players Association, he serves as general counsel for the firm and is the lead negotiator for all clients.
Before founding BBAA, Dustin held partnership in a full-service, multi-sport management firm where he spearheaded recruitment of MLB and NFL pro clients, handled negotiations of client contracts, and procured client marketing/endorsement opportunities.
Prior to sports representation, Dustin worked for litigation firms in Washington, D.C., and South Carolina and an investment-banking boutique in New York City. He received his undergraduate degree at Clemson University and went on to earn his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Tennessee College of Law and is a member of the Tennessee Bar.MORE
Hunter Bledsoe is responsible for design and implementation of the company's specialized services and evaluation of all prospects and current athletes. He is a certified player agent with the Major League Baseball Players Association and played five years of professional baseball with the Dodgers, Yankees and Royals organizations.
After his standout Vanderbilt career, Hunter signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers. An all-around top athlete, Hunter was the first NCAA baseball player in 20 years, as well as the first athlete in Vanderbilt University history (where he graduated magna cum laude), to receive the NCAA Top VIII Award.
In 1999, he was named the GTE/CoSIDA Academic All-American of the Year and a 1st Team All-American. He was the first player in Vanderbilt history to be named the Southeastern Conference Player of the Year, and with a .459 batting average, he ranks 5th all-time in SEC history.MORE