Photo credit: Matt Stone Day 1 client Elandon Roberts of the New England Patriots had an excellent game versus the Miami Dolphins on Sunday which resulted in a win for the Pats. Adam Kurkjian with the Boston Herald highlighted Roberts' efforts in a published article...read more
Read original article by Eric Eager on Pro Football Focus here Kansas City Chiefs right tackle Mitchell Schwartz had flawless night in pass protection Sunday Night, not allowing a single pressure on 42 pass-blocking snaps, helping the Chiefs move to 5-0 on the year....read more
Read original article on CBS Sports here "Evans brought in five of 11 targets for 67 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 25-23 win over the Giants. Evans secured a contested six-yard touchdown reception to open up the scoring on the afternoon and paced the Bucs in...read more
Earlier this summer, Day 1 Sports client and New England Patriot Elandon Roberts partnered with Close The Gap, Boston Scientific's health equity initiative, to bring a heart walk and 7 on 7 tournament to Roberts' hometown of Port Arthur, TX. Close the Gap aims to...read more
PRESS RELEASE DAY 1 SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT ATLANTA, GA A new day in sports will launch September 1st, 2017 as Deryk Gilmore starts his own sports agency. Based out of Atlanta, Georgia, Day 1 Sports & Entertainment will provide agent services for football,...read more
(photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images) Original article posted by Canal Street Chronicles. We were likely all excited when the Saints selected Florida State cornerback P.J. Williams in the 3rd round of the 2015 NFL draft. Many had a 1st round grade on him, and he...read more
How Day1 is Different
Dedicated FAMILY OFFICE Manager Oversees all entities
- Plans, prepares and coordinates budgets
- Manages public outreach and personal brand development
- Facilitates off-the-field business opportunities
- Business liaison between the athlete/agent/financial advisor
- Day-to-day management of the athlete’s affairs (travel, operations, etc.)
- Family office services
- Branding & Strategy
- Manage all day to day operations
- Sports Marketing
- Digital Marketing
- Combine Prep & Training
- Player Development
- Post Career Development
NFLPA Contract Advisor President
After spending over 20 years in college athletics with the Big 10 and Pac 10 as a player, coach and administrator, Deryk Gilmore left the team side to become a sports agent. Gilmore was certified as an agent in 2005 with Priority Sports and over the last 12 years has become one of the top agents in the industry according to Forbes Magazine.
Gilmore, having several first round draft picks over the years as well as multiple Pro-Bowlers he has consistently recognized players who can contribute in the NFL which is what has led to his success.
Gilmore started his company Day1 in 2017 with the vision of taking his goals and values on how to help players and make that dream a reality. The sports industry has become familiar with the P.L.A.N program Gilmore developed which helped players to develop relationships throughout the NFL and in corporate America and get jobs going forward in that industry.
Gilmore – “ I have a passion for my clients, for football, and working to help them achieve their goals on the field and be men that the world will consider leaders off the field. I want to build an agency that reflects those values’.
Gilmore has been married for 24 years to Camille Gilmore, Vice President, Human Resources and Global Chief Diversity Officer at Boston Scientific Corporation. They have two sons, Dantae (18) who will attend The University of Alabama and Deion (17) who will be a senior at North Gwinnett High School.