“Brian is a proven winner. He is a giant in the business, and I would have never trusted anyone else to handle my affairs. He is passionate, trustworthy, and has a great work ethic. He will not only work until it is done, he will work until it is done right.”

Vanessa Blair-Lewis
Head Coach at George Mason University 

“Brian and The BDS Agency have done wonders for not only for my career but for my development as a coach. Every year I have spent with them has made me a better coach and well-prepared for the next step in my coaching journey. Add in the multiple networking opportunities, The BDS Agency is a no brainer!”

Jesyka Burks-Wiley
Head Coach at  Florida International University

“From the first day I met Brian over 12 years ago, he has been authentic and genuine. I know that I can trust him with anything and that he will always be there for me. As my agent for the past five years, he has pushed me to improve myself every year, mentored and prepared me through different coaching searches, and now has been an incredible resource for navigating my first few months as a Head Coach. Brian truly puts his clients first, and I am very grateful to have him on my team!”

Gayle Coats Fulks
Head Coach at Davidson College

“In a college basketball landscape that is ever-changing and moving, Brian was an easy decision to represent me as I moved from an assistant to Head Coach. He was able to not only get me involved with jobs, but also seamlessly executed negotiations with my contract. Brian has been first-class from day one, and I couldn’t be more excited to have him on my team moving forward.”

Megan Duffy
Head Coach at Marquette University

“(The BDS Agency) played an integral role in guiding me through my career advancement. The knowledge and experience that Brian possesses is second to none and he’s eager to share it. He has been amazing throughout all aspects of the process and stays committed every step of the way. His passion and ability to communicate are what really sets him apart.”

Angel Elderkin
Head Coach at Appalachian State University

“I met Brian over 17 years ago when he worked for the men’s basketball program at Seton Hall. The one thing that was evident then, and is even more true today, is his incredible work ethic and passion for his job. If you are looking for an agent that truly cares about his clients and their dreams and aspirations, there is no one better than Brian. I am blessed to have him in my corner and to have had him walk through this transition from assistant to Head Coach.”

Mary Evans
Head Coach at Valparaiso University

“As a former coach, Brian brings a knowledgeable perspective on the way the industry operates. He is thorough and attentive while bringing a strong network of contacts to the table. Brian always has the best interest of his clients at heart.”

Tricia Fabbri
Head Coach at Quinnipiac University

“Brian’s personal touch and sincere relationship building were the difference in the decision-making process for me regarding representation. I was extremely impressed with his attention to detail, the collection of data, and knowledge of the contract negotiation process. Most importantly, he has a genuine care for my family, program, and myself.”

Jose Fernandez
Head Coach at the University of South Florida

“People often ask me why I need an agent. It’s easy explaining the benefits that being a part of Brian’s team brings. I believe you see people for who they really are in two situations, when you are at your lowest and when they can’t benefit in any way from being there or helping you. Brian was there for me consistently during the toughest time of my coaching career and also during so many times that he’s just been a great source of advice and support. I’ve always believed you win with people, and with Brian, that’s most definitely the case.”

Donna Finnie
Head Coach at Houston Baptist University

“Brian is an incredible person. His willingness to listen, advocate, and offer thoughtful input has been instrumental to me and my family. I always know I can count on him.”

Robyn Fralick
Head Coach at Bowling Green State University

“Brian’s work ethic and passion speaks for itself, but the thing that made the difference for me was how genuine and sincere he has been with the development of our relationship. He has been supportive, detailed, and professional every step of the way. Having Brian represent me has been one of the best decisions of my career.”

Darrick Gibbs
Head Coach at the University of North Florida

“I have known Brian since my early coaching days at Providence College so it was an easy decision to have him represent me. Brian is someone who I trust and can always count on. His knowledge and ability to help me through the contract negotiation process was second to none. Most importantly, he is a genuine person who cares about his clients, their programs, and their families. He has definitely made my transition to becoming a Head Coach so much easier on me.”

Shauna Green
Head Coach at the University of Dayton

“I believe that Brian is the most dynamic agent in the country due to his background, personality, work ethic, and big heart. He goes above and beyond for his clients on a professional level, and even a personal level. I felt like I inherited a great friend and even a family in The BDS Agency when I hired Brian as my agent.”

Jacie Hoyt
Head Coach at the University of Missouri-Kansas City,

“The thing that separates Brian from other agents is the personal attention and attention to detail during conversations. He cares about you, your family, and finding the best fit for you! He is there through the good, bad, and ugly!”

Ronald Hughey
Head Coach at the University of Houston

“Brian has been a steady, supportive influence on me and my career. He’s offered honest, timely advice when I’ve needed it and really helped me in making important decisions. He cares a lot.”

Jim Jabir
Head Coach at Siena College

“Brian believed in me from the start and I will forever be grateful for that. He’s always looking out for his clients’ best interests. He’s a man of character who handles business the right way. He’s always a phone call away to answer questions or just to check on me. I am proud to have Brian as my agent, but more importantly, a friend.”

Ravon Justice
Head Coach at Sam Houston State University

“Brian has been an integral part of helping me navigate my first experience as a Head Coach. His knowledge of the business has been invaluable and he is always a phone call away. I’m extremely thankful for his unsolicited and constant support. I couldn’t ask for a better person to call my agent.”

Alisa Kresge
Head Coach at the University of Vermont

“Brian is great! In just a short time working with him, he has helped me grow professionally and put me in a position to become a Head Coach. I’m still amazed at how connected he is in this business, and his work ethic is incomparable. He took the time to get to know me, not only as a coach but as a person, and for that, I am forever grateful.”

Ashley Langford
Head Coach at the Stony Brook University

“I have known Brian for many years and when I felt the timing was right to have representation, he was the only agent for me. Brian’s understanding, support, and attention to detail has been instrumental in my career path. He goes above and beyond and truly cares about my family’s best interest. My only regret is that I didn’t sign with him earlier in my career!”

Maureen Magarity
Head Coach at the College of the Holy Cross

“Brian has been such an integral part of my journey. From the time that I was an Assistant Coach at Auburn University and into my first Head Coaching position at Stony Brook University to now George Washington University, he has guided and mentored me every step of the way. I’m so thankful for his constant care in making sure all of my needs that he can assist with are met. Our continued communication over the years has been impactful in our long-term relationship and continued representation.”

Caroline McCombs
Head Coach at George Washington University

“I’ve only been on Brian’s team for six months now, but I often wonder how inefficient I was without him. His work ethic gives me great confidence and peace, which allows me to just focus on my craft. If you are looking for someone that will not only make sure you’re secured but will go the extra mile to assist in making your dreams a reality, Brian is your guy!”

Yolett McPhee-McCuin
Head Coach at the University of Mississippi

“Brian is a genuine person with an amazing work ethic. It didn’t take long to figure out the benefits of having him on my team. I am thankful to have his support and expertise.”

Katrina Merriweather
Head Coach at University of Memphis

“I am extremely fortunate to have gotten it right the first time. Brian is a first-class agent with a personal touch that makes you feel like his only client! I am always confident that he is aware of what is going on with me and my program, and even thinking ahead to ensure that I am prepared for what is to come. He remains in contact, he supports us, and I can always trust that he is working just as hard as the people on our campus to make sure North Texas women’s basketball is reaching new heights! I truly appreciate his level of investment and his desire to be the best in the business! His commitment is contagious, and I wouldn’t want to have anyone else as my representative. Thank you, Brian, for all that you do!”

Jalie Mitchell
Head Coach at the University of North Texas

“I have been working with BDS for the past few years, and I would not be where I am without Brian guiding me. He cares about his clients well beyond the business. Best decision of my life.”

Marc Mitchell
Head Coach at Saint Peter’s University

“From day one, I knew that Brian was going to be more than an agent. He took the time to understand what is important to me in a school, for a program, and for my personal and professional growth. He is trustworthy, thorough, detail-oriented, and works HARD for you as a client. I am beyond blessed to have the opportunity to work with him. His belief in me helped me to get where I am today and for that, I am forever grateful.”

Anna Nimz
Head Coach at Northwestern State University

“The BDS Agency is top notch when it comes to investment in its clients. Brian Stanchak is someone who genuinely cares about the people he represents, working tirelessly to provide support and professional guidance for them. I am so grateful for both Brian and The BDS Agency over these last few years in helping prepare me for the role I am in today.”

Sahar Nusseibeh
Head Coach at Canisius College

“Brian has been instrumental in me becoming the head coach at Central Michigan University. When we first started working together, he would do mock interviews with me to get me ready. He also helped me create a portfolio to share my vision. The best part is that we have a great relationship and for him to be at my press conference meant so much.”

Heather Oesterle
Head Coach at Central Michigan University

“Brian and I have been friends for many years and when I decided that I wanted to pursue my dream of becoming a Head Coach at the Division I level, it was a no-brainer to join the BDS team. Along with his tireless work ethic, Brian’s insight, having been a basketball coach and an Athletic Director, separates him from the others. I’m happy for Brian that his dream has come true with BDS, as well as by helping coaches like myself attain our lifelong goals.”

Jada Pierce
Head Coach at Niagara University

“Whatever you need, Brian is there! His background allows him to have such a broad skill set. He’s able to gather analytical information. He’s a great resource to bounce ideas off of. He’ll become one of your biggest fans personally and professionally, and most importantly, he’ll become a great friend! I don’t know how he is able to multi-task as well as he does, but the bottom line is that he gets it all done and it’s done extremely well!”

Dawn Plitzuweit
Head Coach at the University of South Dakota

“I am fortunate to have the opportunity to work with Brian and The BDS Agency. The care they have for me, and the rest of their clients, goes far beyond a coach/agent relationship. They have invested in my development as a leader; and, I know I can approach Brian with any potential challenge and he will guide me in the right direction.”

Kyle Rechlicz
Head Coach at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

“Brian has been truly amazing to work with over the years. He is a tireless worker with high integrity. His honesty, support, and caring spirit is what I admire most. I am glad we are on the same team!”

Margaret Richards
Head Coach at Alabama A&M University

“My initial perception of having professional representation for my career advancement was that it was a wasted investment and that I couldn’t really gain anything from it. Since then, I have changed my thoughts, and it is because of Brian and The BDS Agency. I have gained so much knowledge and understanding of how people think and operate in our professional realm. Brian has been dead-on in all of his advisement and understands my expectations for my career. His support gives me confidence every day that my hard work will not go unnoticed or unappreciated. With all that being said, Brian is also someone who genuinely cares about my future. This is one of the best decisions I have ever made.”

Tarrell Robinson
Head Coach at North Carolina A&T State University

“Brian is incredibly knowledgeable and a relentlessly hard worker that is continually looking out for my best interests, as well as my family’s. In addition to being our agent, Brian has turned into a true, loyal, and close friend to both Molly and me and we feel great comfort having him on our side. I can count on him to be supportive throughout the season, look out for us during any issues that may arise, and anticipate those questions before we even knew to have them. We are very thankful that we chose Brian to represent us.”

Aaron Roussell
Head Coach at the University of Richmond

“Brian is so much more than an agent, he’s family, your biggest supporter, and a listening ear. He’s knowledgeable, proactive, and persistent in his quest to see his clients succeed. His experience as a coach and an administrator gives him an upper hand in understanding situations from all perspectives. Brian is genuinely invested in seeing each of his clients reach their goals, and because of this I am grateful!”

Danielle Santos Atkinson
Head Coach at Hofstra University

“I’ve worked with Brian for over right years and I am so grateful for his guidance, mentorship, and friendship in this industry. He helped me realize my goal of becoming a Division I Head Coach by connecting me with the right people throughout my career, and my identifying the job opportunities that were the right fit for me. Evansville was the perfect spot for me and Brian helped me prepare for the interview process from start to finish. Bigger than my career, Brian has always cared about me and my family off the court.”

Robyn Scherr-Wells
Head Coach at the University of Evansville

“Brian came in highly recommended but I knew I had to represent what he stands for as well. Coming from an Assistant Coach to a Head Coach position, it was imperative I had the guidance from the best of the best and I believe Brian is just that person. Brian’s knowledge, communication skills, and ability to negotiate are second to none. I’m not sure what I would have done without his representation. He plays an integral role in my development as a Head Coach and I can now see how big of a help Brian and his agency are beyond contract negotiations. He is very accessible and always willing to look into anything I throw at him. His passion, work ethic, and willingness to help are second to none!”

Angelika Szumilo
Head Coach at Fairleigh Dickinson University

“Attaining my first Division I job certainly had it’s up and downs. Brian was by my side through it all, pushing me through challenging moments and helping me find the right fit. Brian is a constant encourager and supporter in an extremely competitive and high stress market.”

Missy Traversi
Head Coach at Army

“I do not know how I survived in this business for ten years without Brian! His support, encouragement, and knowledge was something I needed through an exciting but stressful time in my career. He continues to make my life easier daily and for that, I’m very grateful!”

Camryn Whitaker
Head Coach at Northern Kentucky University

“Having Brian as my agent was a complete game-changer for my career. I did my research and knew Brian to be the absolute best in the business, and I quickly found out there’s a reason for his outstanding reputation! He is smart, kind, hard-working, and professional! Brian is the first and only agent I will ever need!”

Lance White
Head Coach at the University of Pittsburgh

“I am extremely grateful to have Brian Stanchak and The BDS Agency representing me professionally. It is comforting to have someone as hard-working, knowledgeable, and experienced as Brian assisting in my professional journey. His genuine nature and sincere interest in my family and our program are evident each time we connect. It has truly been a fantastic partnership.”

Amy Williams
Head Coach at the University of Nebraska

“I couldn’t be more pleased with my decision to hire Brian as my agent. His background as a coach and an administrator gives him a perspective that few others in the business have. Brian really gets to know his clients in order to help find the right fit for them and to put them in a position to succeed. He has been a great resource for me and he is always available to provide support, feedback, and guidance. I look forward to continuing to work with him.”

Robyne Bostick
Associate Head Coach at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

“Coming from someone who has already had an agent, the way you run your agency is amazingly professional, thorough, and FIRST-CLASS! I knew this was one of the best career moves I have ever made by joining The BDS Agency and you keep proving me right. Honestly the BEST thing about you and your agency, in my opinion, is your availability and constant open lines of communication. You make all of your clients feel like they are your number one client.”

David Caputo
Former Head Coach at Delaware State University

“Brian is much more than an agent and The BDS Agency is far more than an agency. Brian is a loyal friend, while BDS is a second family to me. His passion, work ethic, honesty, and sincerity are what makes him and his agency who they are today. Brian has helped me in many ways, personally and through the job search process. For these facts, I am very fortunate. His tireless approach and planned out thought process excites me, and I am very grateful to have him in my corner. I encourage anyone who wants to be anyone in this business to talk to Brian. He will work harder for you than you will yourself.”

Anthony Crocitto
Head Coach at Saint Leo University

“Brian is a tremendous agent and I am so grateful to have him by my side and representing my career. His experience, knowledge, professionalism, and support are great, but what makes him special is his passion and caring heart to want to see you succeed not only in your professional career but as a person! I always look forward to his text messages following a game, win or lose! He puts the personal touch in everything he does. I am grateful to have him represent me daily!”

Kacie Cryer
Former Head Coach at McNeese State University

“Brian has been a friend long before he has been my agent. His honesty and genuine care throughout our friendship, combined with his preparedness, work ethic, knowledge, and reputation in this business, made him an absolute no-brainer for me.”

Nick DiPillo
Head Coach at the University of Scranton

“Since the first time Brian and I spoke, I could tell what kind of man he was and what he stood for. Everything that I believe in was in line with his vision for his agency and his clients. I was nervous about the process of having someone represent me, but now there is no one else that I would want to have that task. He has been a blessing to my career and my family, and I know I’m in great hands.”

Jordan Dupuy
Former Head Coach at Northwestern State University

“Brian’s support through contract negotiations have been invaluable to me. His professionalism and character driven way of doing business is not only valued but get results!”

Kendra Faustin
Former Head Coach at Niagara University

“Hiring Brian has been without a doubt the best move of my coaching career. His passion and work ethic go above and beyond, but his personal investment in the lives of my wife and I are what separates him from every other agent. He cares about his clients. He prepares his clients. I am so thankful to not only be represented by the best agent, but also to be able to call Brian a close friend.”

Jason Jeschke
Associate Head Coach at the University of South Dakota

“Brian is one of the most respected agents in college athletics today. He has experience both as a collegiate coach and administrator, which gives him a unique perspective and understanding of the intricacies of our business. Brian works tirelessly for each coach and gets to know you on a personal level, understanding your personal goals so he can better serve you. Most importantly, he is a high character and principle individual. It doesn’t get any better than Brian Stanchak!”

Steve Lanpher
Former Head Coach at NJIT & current Head Coach at Randolph College

“Brian has not only been a tremendous resource this past year and half, he’s been a great friend! His attention to detail and personal investment in his clients, whom he sees as people and not just as coaches, separates him in this industry! I am extremely blessed to have him in my corner. He is definitely playing a major role in the development of my career.”

Elena Lovato
Former Assistant Coach at the University of Texas

“Brian has supported me through the process of obtaining my first head coaching job. He was there to help with every question and provide sound advice with every concern that I had. His connections as a former Assistant Coach and Athletic Director are priceless in providing experienced answers and help to navigate my young head coaching career.”

Tiara Malcom
Former Head Coach at Florida International University

“I can’t say enough good things about Brian Stanchak and (The BDS Agency). Brian is present in every step of the process, from career advice, interview preparations, to contract negotiations. Most importantly Brian is there as a friend and helps me make decisions that are in me and my family’s best interest. I cannot imagine negotiating this industry without him.”

John Miller
Former Assistant Coach at the University of Richmond

“Brian has been a hard worker for me and his high character is second to none. His concern for his clients is what sets him apart. His ability to get information about the jobs that are open has been very beneficial and has saved a lot of time and effort on my part.”

Mark Miller
Head Coach at the University of South Carolina-Aiken

“Brian is no doubt the best in the business! I wouldn’t be in the great situation I’m in, if not for his guidance and help. He is someone I trust without reservation and appreciate his guidance and friendship.”

Seth Minter
Former Assistant Coach at Missouri State University

“Brian is the best in the business hands down! He was amazing through the negotiations and beyond. I could always count on a positive message from him in a very challenging/building year after every game. Brian is not that agent that gets you a deal, gets a paycheck, and is on to the next. He is genuine about each and every client, always checking in on you. He is the epitome of excellence and the leading expert at his craft!”

Misty Opat
Former Head Coach at Chicago State University

“I am so grateful for Brian and the role he is playing in this stage of my career. His willingness to get to know me personally has made our professional relationship so much stronger and gives me the utmost confidence in his ability to help me accomplish my career goals moving forward. I love the fact that he is “one of us”! As a former women’s basketball coach at the collegiate level, as well as a former Director of Athletics, I know that he understands better than most the issues and challenges specific to women’s basketball and has all of the tools necessary to help his clients navigate the landscape. As a 20-year coaching veteran, I feel extremely fortunate to have Brian in my corner and to be a member of the BDS family!”

Jeri Porter
Head Coach at Francis Marion University

“There’s no one better to represent a coach than Brian Stanchak. He not only provides first-class service to his clients, he goes above and beyond just “doing the job”. Brian genuinely cares about people and proves it time and time again. Anyone fortunate to have Brian represent them has an unbelievable person in their corner”

Sheila Roux
Former Assistant Coach at the University of Massachusetts and Interim Head Coach at Columbia University

“Brian has been there for me as a mentor, friend, and agent since I got to the Division I level. His guidance and wisdom navigating the landscape of college basketball has been immensely beneficial to my career. You’re able to sleep well at night knowing you have someone like Brian working for you!”

David Saur
Head Coach at Chatham University

“When I started to work with Brian, it was the best thing for my career. He was able to help me get in front of AD’s and administrators. He gave me information on each job that I wouldn’t have been able to get myself. Once I landed my head coaching position, he was huge in negotiating my contract and making sure that the language in the contract was good for me. If you are looking for someone to represent you, I would give Brian a call. He works hard for you and does a great job.”

Bernard Scott
Former Head Coach at the University of Detroit Mercy

“Brian has helped me tremendously these last two years grow as a professional, person, and a first-year Head Coach. The advice he offers, the guidance he provides, and an honest approach to our partnership and friendship are what attracted me to working with Brian. He offered all this before I ever signed with him. That is when I knew I could trust him, when I realized he took pride in our relationship and success more than me just being a BDS client.”

Cameron Sealey
Former Head Coach at Lenoir-Rhyne University

“I am very fortunate to have Brian Stanchak as my agent for the past four years. Brian has represented my interests very well. He is well versed and very knowledgeable in every aspect of being a quality, reliable agent. It’s obvious that Brian fights for and works tirelessly for his clients. He is also very accessible. It is apparent to me that Brian sincerely cares about the people he represents. I would recommend him highly.”

Mark Trakh
Former Head Coach at the University of Southern California 

“The climate of collegiate athletics can be an extremely challenging environment. Having Brian advocating on my behalf every step of the way has helped tremendously, allowing me to focus on coaching my team. The benefits and conditions of my employment that he negotiated improved the quality of my life. I highly recommend Brian to my peers.”

Laura Maness
Head W Lacrosse Coach at Kennesaw State University

“Working with Lewis and the BDS Agency has been a remarkable experience. Their communication with me throughout my process was refreshing and genuine. A day didn’t go by that I didn’t feel like they weren’t in my corner. I’m really thankful God lead me to this agency and I’m looking forward to continue doing great work with them!”

Preston Beverly
Former Assistant Coach at Hofstra University

“(The BDS Agency) has done a tremendous job of representing me and managing my professional aspirations! Brian has been involved in so much more than just contract negotiations by helping guide me in the interview process, offering sound advice, and preparing me for the first few months on the job. Brian has been a mentor to me and someone I rely on for both professional and personal guidance.”

Linda Cimino
Former Head Coach at Binghamton University

“Working with Brian and (The BDS Agency) was an integral part of building my career. His professionalism, honesty, and guidance were second to none. He was there every step of the way. I am very thankful to not only have Brian represent me, but for his friendship as well.”

Stephanie Del Preore
Former Head Coach at Long Island University