Patrick BEDELL, CO-Founder & AGENT
Before the launch of 1VSE in 2019, Patrick spent several years representing baseball and hockey players. Prior to that, he worked in hockey on the team side where his responsibilities ranged from scouting and player development to color commentating.
In addition to his work in sports, Patrick has also acquired a significant amount of experience in managing and representing visual artists and entertainment professionals. Further, he is heavily involved in entertainment law as he currently consults for several practices.
Beyond sport and entertainment management and representation, Patrick has worked in the legal field for the Nassau County Attorney’s Office, as Assistant Marketing Director for the Nassau County Parks and Recreation Department, and in various media and publication positions during his years at St. John’s and Hofstra. Growing up a sports fan and former hockey goaltender, Patrick founded his first business in middle school selling sports memorabilia, which he ran until going to college.
A native of Merrick, New York, Patrick attended Sanford H. Calhoun High School before graduating Cum Laude from St. John's University with a Bachelor of Science in Sports Management and a minor in Business. Patrick earned his Juris Doctor degree in 2019 from Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University.
Patrick is a licensed attorney in New York, and became an NHLPA Certified Agent in June of 2020.