Our Team

James Gilmore, Jr.

Certified Player Agent

James, also known as "Doc" has extensive experience in managing both public and private businesses, career development planning, and business development and strategic planning for individuals and fortune 500 companies.

James launched Bayard Sports and Entertainment when he realized the sports industry needed more people of integrity to guide the careers of talented professionals that wanted to play, win, and ensure their futures and the futures of their families were protected. He also understands that life goes beyond sports and sports professionals have a social responsibility to help the communities from which they came.

A native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, James received his Masters and Doctorate of Philosophy from Southern University and Louisiana State University. His expertise is in contract negotiations, endorsements, public and community relations, marketing, and career planning.

James also works in the film and television industry connecting the film industry with casts and channeling through the tax incetive and permitting processes.

Dr. Gilmore hosts and produces seminars across the country on NCAA rules and regulations, as well as mentors and advises athletes on making it through high school, college, and in the professional leagues.

“Let us help you manage your life.”


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201 St. Charles Ave., Suite 2556A
New Orleans, Louisiana 70170

225-236-7692 (phone)