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…

Hockey Agent Darren Ferris Creates Definitive Hockey Group

According to Liz Mullen of SBJ, hockey agent Darren Ferris has created Definitive Hockey Group and had brought several other agents with him, most recently Murray Kuntz, formerly of CAA Hockey. Kuntz’s split with CAA was “mutual and made sense for us [both parties]” according to Pat Brisson, CAA Hockey co-head. It is unknown if…