6 Professional Athlete Success Stories [2023]

Updated: November 1st, 2023
Become A Professional Athlete

Here are some real life success stories of starting a professional athlete:

1. Athlo agncy ($192K/year)

Jay Fuller, along with co-founders Aly and Isaac Nauta, came up with the idea for athlo agncy after a mom reached out to Jay about helping her daughter with NIL opportunities. With Aly's expertise in personal branding and Isaac's experience as a former college athlete, they saw a gap in the market and decided to create a personal branding startup specifically for college athletes navigating the NIL landscape. Through grassroots marketing, strategic partnerships, and cold outreach, they have been able to gain traction and attract potential customers before their official launch.

How much they make: $192K/year
Where they're located: Chicago, IL, USA
Current team size: 0


Learn more about starting a professional athlete:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start a professional athlete?
-> Pros and cons of a professional athlete

Need inspiration?

-> Examples of established professional athlete
-> Professional athlete Instagram bios

Other resources

4. spotrac

  • Website traffic: 3.38M/month
  • Business rank: #15.9K

Check out their full website ➜

5. Professional Triathletes Organisation

The Professional Triathletes Organisation is a not-for-profit entity that supports the body of professional triathletes.

  • Business rank: #271K

Check out their full website ➜

6. Challenge Daytona

  • Business rank: #383K

Check out their full website ➜

Pat Walls,  Founder of Starter Story
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