On To The Next One: Paul Goldschmidt

According to a Tweet by Robert Murray, Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt is now represented by Excel Sports Management. He was previously represented by ISE Baseball (formerly Relativity Baseball). The 6-foot-3, 225-pound Delaware-native is one of the premier first baseman in the MLB. He is currently signed to a very team-friendly contract – a…

2016 NBA Draft Recap: Excel Sports, CAA And ASM Sports Lead Agencies

Top 5 Agencies of the 2016 NBA Draft Excel Sports Management CAA ASM Sports Wasserman Priority Sports Honorable Mention: Roc Nation Sports Top 5 Agents of the 2016 NBA Draft Mike Lindeman – Excel Sports Management (4 players drafted, 1 in the first-round) Rob Pelinka – Landmark Sports (2 players drafted, both in the top-ten) Mike George…

Third Time Lucky As Genie Bouchard Signs With New Agent

In 2014, one of the biggest stories in tennis representation was Genie Bouchard. Her contract was up at Lagardère, a company that had represented her since she was 14. She eventually signed with powerhouse WME-IMG, where she was managed by power agent Jill Smoller, who lists Serena Williams as one of her clients. That agreement…

World’s Fifth-Ranked Amateur Golfer Signs With Lagardère Sports

Per a press release from the company, the world’s fifth-ranked amateur golfer and the 2016 NCAA individual golf champion, Aaron Wise, has signed with Lagardère Sports. He will be represented by Jeff Koski for his management and marketing representation. “I’ve had a great experience at Oregon and am thankful for the opportunity it gave me…

Gary Vaynerchuk Creates VaynerSports

Entrepreneur, investor, author, public speaker and social media guru, Gary Vaynerchuk has announced his partnership with a sports agency to create VaynerSports. According to the agency’s website, the company is a “full-service athlete representation agency that guides players through a variety of issues involving their professional career. We are improving the level of service beyond…

Thomas Detry Signs With Excel Sports Management

Per a press release from the company, Professional golfer Thomas Detry has joined the elite group of clients at Excel Sports Management. He will be represented by Lance Young, who will manage Detry’s Tour responsibilities as well as all marketing and endorsement opportunities. A 2016 graduate of The University of Illinois and native of Belgium, Detry…

4 Jet Sports Clients Selected In Top 35 MLB Draft Picks

Some eyebrows were raised and questions asked when Jet Sports Management tweeted that it had four advisees selected in the first round of the 2016 MLB Draft. Congratulations to the 4 Jet Sports advisees selected in the first round of the @MLB draft! #jetsportsfam #MLBDraft #MLBDraft2016 — JetSportsManagement (@JetSportsMgmt) June 10, 2016 Mainly, people were…