Buddy is the founder & CEO of Pro Level Sports Agency. He is the nephew of legendary NFL Head Coach / Defensive Coordinator (46 Defense) Buddy Ryan and cousin of Rex & Rob Ryan.
Buddy previously worked for NFL Football Operations in New York and later became a Regional Director for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He is a proud member of the NFL Alumni Association- Philadelphia Chapter.
Contract negotiations are one of Buddy's forte's. Buddy has successfully negotiated player contracts with the LFA & FAM in Mexico and assisted numerous clients with finding professional football opportunities within the IFL, NAL, CIF & AAL.
Buddy attended Sports Management Worldwide (SMWW) and is currently a NFL & CFL Agent Advisor, eligible to take the NFLPA Agent exam in 2022.
Michael joins Pro Level Sports Agency as the Director Of Scouting, Training & Player Development. Michael's football pedigree speaks for itself. Following a career in the NFL, Michael assumed some prominent roles within Arena Football that included GM, President Of Football Operations & Director Of Scouting.
Michael has a keen eye for talent. His passion is scouting and he strives to develop players into NFL quality talent.
COACHED & PLAYED AT EVERY LEVEL:
- NFL, CFL, NFL-Europe, UNGL, USFL, AFL, AFL2, NIFL, EFAF, SFL (Minor League Pro Football), D1 College, Junior College, High School and Pop Warner (Youth Football)
- President, Football Operations NSFL
- President, Player Personnel NSFL
- President, Can/AM ROCS Football Camps
- Director of Southern Nevada AAU Football- Director of Football Operations
- Scouting and Recruiting UNGL
- Founder of (www.youthfootballtrainingnetwork.com)
Training, Evaluation and Placement
- Director of All Scouting & Recruiting for NIFL
- V.P. & COO of Football Operations for Pro Football Institute
- Head Scout for Central Valley Coyotes AF2
- V.P. Player Personnel for National Indoor Football League
- President, Football Operations North American Indoor Football League
- President, Football Operations/College Scouting Everett Hawks NIFL
- President, Indoor Football Players Association
- President, Indoor Football Coaches Association
- FBU Bay Area Head Scout
- Blesto (NFL Scouting Combine)
- Central Valley Coyotes (AF2)
- San Jose Sabercats (Two times Arena Bowl Champions)
- Vice President Of Player Personal National Indoor Football League
- G.M./ President Football Operations
Everett Hawks (NIFL)
- Central Valley Coyotes (AF2)
- Everett Hawks NIFL
- Certified College Recruiter
- Certified Strength Coach
- Certified NIKE S.P.A.R.Q Trainer
- Linebacker/Special Teams Coordinator
- Owner of Athletes Network (training and player evaluation services)
- V.P. Football Operations Pro Football Institute
- Speed Agility and Quickness Training
- Strength Training
- Skills and Drills Training Specialist
- Professional Athlete Evaluator
- Athletic Tutor
- Castro Valley Gladiators 2013 HC
- Hayward High School 2012 HC/JV/OC
- San Ramon Valley High School 2011 HC/JV
- Tri Valley Ranchers NIFL 2007 HC/OC/GM
- Chabot Jr. College 2006 Defensive Coor/Sp/LB
- Saint Marys College 2002-2003 LB/Special Teams Coordinator
- Chabot Jr. College 2002-2000 Defensive Coordinator DB/WR
- Miramonte High School 1995-2000 Defensive Coordinator DB/QB/WR
- Albany High School 1995-1993 Co-Head Coach
- Kennedy High School 1993-1990 Head Coach
- Tom Flores, Oakland Raiders
- Bob Toledo, University of The Pacific
- Pete Carrol, University of The Pacific
- Ed Donnetell, San Francisco Niners
- Bob Cope, University of Arkansas
- Stan Peters, Laney College
- Phil Snow, Arizona State
- Willie Brown, Oakland Raiders
- Jack Taum, Oakland Raiders
- Daren Arbet, San Jose Sabercats
- Derrick Mason, Stanford University
- Lan Jacobson, Phoenix College
- Vincent White, St. Marys College
- Norm Thompson, St. Louis Cardinals
- George Atkinson, San Jose Sabercats
- Floyd Burnstead, Miramonte High School
LINKS TO TRAINING & PLAYER DEVELOPMENT:
Hope Louise came to Pro Level Sports Agency as an Agent Advisor. She brings an Athlete Management Certification received from Sports Management WorldWide. Her training includes, agent regulations & player association legalities, contract negotiation, endorsements, sponsorships, ethics, collective bargaining agreements, draft preparation, marketing and recruiting. Hope Louise's mentors include NFL Agent, Dr. Lynn Lashbrook, NBA Agent Joel Corry, and Jon LaForce of SMWW.
Hope Louise is currently completing her Master's in Legal Studies before she obtains her JD with a concentration in Sports, Media, & Entertainment at Pepperdine University Caruso School of Law. She's also completing her Athletic Marketing and Branding, and Soccer/Football Marketing and Scouting at SMWW.
Hope-Louise will focus on the business & legal end of operations for Pro Level Sports Agency as well as continuing to represent her clients. Hope-Louise is eligible to take the NFLPA Agent exam in 2022.
Vince brings a deep passion for arena and international football to the Pro Level Sports Agency team. As creator and manager of, “The Alternate Football Scouting Report,” Vince put together an entire database of scouting reports on all players signed to the new Fan Controlled Football league in an effort to ensure the fans were almost informed on the available athletes for the player draft.
Vince has provided in-depth coverage of arena leagues such as the IFL, NAL, and CIF, as well as international leagues in Japan, Mexico and across Europe. He brings an extensive knowledge base of all these lesser known leagues, and has developed a keen eye for indoor and international talent.
With his thumb on the pulse of just about every league that’s out there, football season never ends for Vince.
Vince will focus on building global relationships for Pro Level Sports Agency as well as representing his clients on a global level.
Sam Gordon is the founder and CEO of G2 Sports Management.
After years in the journalism industry, Gordon felt his calling had changed and chose to help the players he was covering.
From a few players to over 70 in under two years, Gordon has quickly become the premier agent of Indoor football. With a 98 percent success rate, Gordon prides himself on leaving no client behind and making sure that every player under his firm has a place to play professional football and live their dream.
Topped off with a growing presence at the CFL, USFL and NFL levels, the first indoor football super agent is ready to help any player who comes his way.
Duke is a NFL & CFL Agent serving the needs of Pro Level Sports Agency clients.
Duke proudly served his country in the United States Army for 31 years, has obtained his PhD, JD, MBA & MED and is a lawyer.
When he's not negotiating NFL & CFL contracts, Duke is busy umpiring collegiate baseball & attending Tampa Bay Rays baseball games.
Outside of Professional Football, Duke proudly represents clients throughout various sports industries including MLB, NBA, PGA, LPGA & UFC.
Steve is a NFL & CFL Agent serving the needs of Pro Level Sports Agency clients.
Steve obtained his certification through Sports Management Worldwide (SMWW) and has successfully negotiated numerous professional football contracts.
Steve's previous professional football resume includes working for the New England Patriots as a Scout & the Pro Football Hall of Fame as the Director of Pro Days. Steve has run camps for the Gronkowski family, Jim Kelly and has been involved with the East-West Shrine Bowl.
Gabe is a coach and scout that has plenty of experience in the football world.
Gabe's career began in college as a student assistant at Texas Tech University during the Leach and Tuberville eras. Coach Martinez went on to study exercise sports psychology at Lubbock Christian University, and while in college he interned with Lubbock Cooper and Lubbock Christian High school's football programs. At Lubbock Christian HS, he developed the passion for coaching and ventured into the semi professional ranks assisting and coordinating different positions with the Texas Tornados, Lubbock Liberty Eagles, WTX Drillers, WTX Pride, WTX Oilers, and Team USA Revolution.
Most recently Coach Martinez served as an assistant coach, offensive coordinator, and director of scouting/analytics with the West Texas Warbirds within the indoor football realm. Prior to COVID he had agreements with international teams in both South America and Europe.
Gabe enjoys spending his time surrounded by his wife, two sons, and array of animals at their country home in Texas and is really excited to lend his love and knowledge as a Player Representative for Pro Level Sports Agency.
Tomas Malave is a 39 year old business owner, coach, team owner and community activist from Plainsboro New Jersey. From the age of 7 he has been around football from youth to professional circles. As a player Tomas was a standout athlete at West Windsor Plainsboro High School in Princeton Junction New Jersey and went on to play college football at Rowan University under then head coach KC Kheeler. After an unfortunate injury cut his playing career short he immediately made his transition to the sidelines as a coach and then team development and management.
Tomas has worked on all levels of sports from youth, high school to professional. Organizations including NFL Flag, Pop Warner to scouting for pro arena teams in the eastern region of the United States. He has also led the development of amateur scouting combines and the Holiday Bowl which serves as a community service fundraiser as well as a platform for some of the regions best amateur football players to be seen.
In 2016, Tomas founded the PATH Academy, an organization dedicated to the professional development of young athletes on and off the field. Since 2016 the PATH Academy has housed over 400 athletes and prepared them for everything from professional sports to business ownership. There is also a big emphasis on community service work and life skills. The key focus has always been on the athlete and how they can be properly prepped for business and life.
Tomas joins Pro Level Sports Agency with a passion for the game and an equal passion to help athletes take positive steps forward towards their goals.
Kyle Sheridan is from the Philadelphia area. Kyle has over 10+ years of online media experience and is known in the Fan Controlled Football community as "FCF Stathead" after recording stats for FCF's inaugural season.
Sheridan began writing articles for FCNN, FCF Fanzone, before finding a home with NFL Sapient, XFL Newshub, and CFL Newshub. He is a fan of the Glacier Boyz, Alphas, BC Lions, New England Patriots, and so much more.
Kyle Sheridan is also related to Super Bowl-winning Linebacker's coach of the New York Giants and current Defensive Line coach for Air Force Falcons, Bill Sheridan as well as Indiana University Offensive Coordinator Nick Sheridan.
Jerome joins Pro Level Sports Agency as a Player Representative and brings an extensive football background to this position.
Jerome has coached at Shortridge High School (2015-2018) & Lawrence North High School (2019-2020) in Indianapolis Indiana, and also scouted for Liberty Prep Sports Academy in Indianapolis Indiana.
When it comes to gridiron experience, Jerome has it... having previous played for the Indianapolis Enforcers (CIFL & AAL 2012-2016 & 2018) as well as the Georgia Firebirds (NAL 2017).
Jerome will represent clients within Professional Arena Football.
Coach "Turk" as he's known, began his coaching career in 1994 as the defensive coordinator of the Brooklyn Bears in the United Football League. He became Head Coach the following season in 1995.
Along with Head Coaching stops with the Garden State Boxers, New York Predators, Philadelphia Braves, Brooklyn Mariners, and Empire State Demon Knights...Coach Turk also was retained for his first stint indoors as the Head Coach of the New Jersey Xtreme (NIFL) in 2005 replacing Perry Williams. Coach Turk also had tours of duty as a league administrator as Eastern Regional Director of the NAFL (North American Football League) in 2004, and Commissioner of the NAFL in 2005. He also was a founding father and the first ever commissioner of the RAFL 2006-2009.
In 2013, Coach Turk resurfaced indoors as Head Coach of the New Jersey Bulldawgs (IGL), taking them to 9-0 regular season mark with an upset playoff loss to the Delaware Buccaneers in the playoffs. In August 2014, Coach Turk became the first GM/Head Coach of the Trenton Freedom (PIFL). They parted ways prior to the Freedoms first season. In September 2015, Coach Turk was named IGL Commissioner and shortly after named Head Coach of the professional indoor team the Philadelphia Pro Stars. Coach Turkel would again be hired in Trenton by the New Jersey Flight as Head coach and general manager. Due to a change of ownership, he was released from his duties.
Coach Turkel is currently the Head Coach of the New Jersey Pirates posting a conference championship in his first season at the helm.
Zack is from the Orange County, NY area and is a lifelong student and lover of football.
Zack has experience in the sports industry through his own football podcast (Breaking Down The Tape) and having written articles for Pigskin Nut, The Budhole, and Last Word On Sports. Zack’s passion for game film has led him to study countless hours for analytical context.
Zack is a fan of The New York Jets, DC Divas, New York Guardians, Norte Dame Fighting Irish, and many more. As long as there is football on the screen, Zack is a happy man.
Rico joins Pro Level Sports Agency as a Player Representative.
Born & raised in the Pacific Northwest Region, Rico graduated from Central Washington University, where he received a Degree in Sociology.
Rico brings a wealth of gridiron experience to Pro Level. He was All-Conference as a Defensive Back and Return Specialist and has played both Indoor Football and Overseas.
Outside of playing football, Rico has coached, scouted and served as a Player Personnel Director with Indoor Football for the past 5 seasons.
Rico will represent clients within Professional Arena Football.
Born and raised in Madrid Spain, Gonzalo works as a teacher in one of the most prestigious private schools in Spain. He's a former pro basketball coach, having coached professional basketball teams for 8 years in Spain. Gonzalo currently holds the FIBA Coaching License.
In 2016, Gonzalo began studying American football and by 2020 he enrolled in the Dan Hatman Scouting Academy for football. In 2021, Gonzalo became the Assistant Offensive Line Coach for the Barcelona Dragons in the new European League Of Football (ELF) and also assists All 22 Global Scouting Network as a Spain / France Area Scout.
Gonzalo will represent European Football & Basketball clients for Pro Level Sports Agency.
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