EP 185 – How To Get Endorsements As An Athlete

Written by Tola Ogunlewe

May 9, 2018 by Tola

One of the great privileges of an elite athlete is being given the special privilege to be the face of a brand, be it international or local. Thats why young athletes are always focused on this even before they get started. The question you should be asking is How to get endorsements as an athlete.

The endorsements won’t just drop on your lap, there are millions of athletes out there.

You must have seen some of the top athletes take for example Anthony Joshua, Lebron James, Cristiano Ronaldo front various brands and wondered how did they get there.

Beyond the hardwork and astronimical success of these elite athletes there are key factors brands look out for in handing out endorsement deals and sadly some of the best athletes are deemed a no-no by the top brands.

On today’s episode of Athlete Maestro, Tola Ogunlewe goes out of his way to bring you the dos and don’ts when positioning yourself for that big endorsement deal.

Listen below


  • Getting endorsements take work.
  • Endorsement is a two way street so its not just the athlete who benefits
  • Not every athlete is going to get endorsements


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Athlete MaestroTOLA OGUNLEWE

Tola Ogunlewe is a Sports Performance Coach, Sports Lawyer, Father and the creator of Athlete Maestro.

He is a real world mentor to young athletes.

If you’re ready to learn how to make the most of your talent, become the athlete you were meant to be, achieve self mastery, deliberate practice and create you own path to success in sports, join us and he’ll show you how.

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