sports value consulting


Sports Value Consulting, LLC is the leading valuation and advisory firm for the professional sports industry. Founded in 2003 as a result of the desire to serve one industry, SVC has provided valuation or other advisory work to nearly 100 engagements in the U.S., Canada and Europe. No other valuation firm focuses solely on this industry. Michael Rapkoch is an Accredited Senior Appraiser with the American Society of Appraisers.

SVC has built its business based on providing a thorough analysis based on factual information. SVC maintains a proprietary database of information that no other valuation firm has. Whether it is based on our experience, database, or connections in the industry, SVC’s guidance is unmatched.


Established relationships across league management and member franchises. Our strong relationships with top league and franchise management provide us access to data for analysis, giving our clients a distinct advantage.

Solid understanding of economics at a league-wide level

Distinguished industry references – We pride ourselves on our strong relationships with former clients and an extensive referral list. We encourage you to ask for and review our current reference list.

Expertise in sports – Mr. Rapkoch is a professional sports valuations expert with nearly twenty years of industry-specific experience.

Reliability and record retention – All records, memos and analyses are kept confidential for future reference.

Ability to work and coordinate with existing accounting firm – We will actively consult with and communicate with your accounting firm on applying the proper methodologies to calculate the recommended values of the assets acquired to the standards set forth in current financial and tax regulations.

Michael Rapkoch

Michael Rapkoch
Michael RapkochFounder

Sports Value Consulting, LLC is lead by its founder, Michael Rapkoch. Mr. Rapkoch founded the firm in 2003 after nearly a decade working in the Valuation Advisory groups of two of the Big 5 Accounting Firms. There, Mr. Rapkoch leveraged his understanding of sports industry and his relationships to significantly grow the practice.

Mr. Rapkoch is an Accredited Senior Appraiser within the American Society of Appraisers.

Mr. Rapkoch is often called on to comment on specific issues related to sports by media across the United States and Canada.