Elevation Sports Agency established in 2012, strive for excellence in all facets of athlete management. We apply our principle of ‘elevating your game’ to all areas of our work, so while you’re doing what you do best – we are working hard for you away from this.


ESA have a diverse client base representing athletes in AFL, Cricket and Basketball. Our honest, hardworking and attention to detail approach have earned us the respect of sporting bodies and athletes alike. As a result of our approach ESA have helped guide many athletes in reaching the pinnacle of their chosen sport by providing them with the skills, services and guidance required by world class athletes.



The Elevation Sports head office is in Melbourne, however our dedicated staff deliver our services nationally.

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Michael is the director of Elevation Sports and has been in the sporting industry for over a decade. He has a passion for guiding and developing the careers of young athletes and his broad knowledge of Australian sport brings experience to all facets of all ESA client careers. Well credentialed and accredited with the AFL, FIBA & ACA, Michael is excellently placed to provide ESA clients with strategic guidance and direction both in and out of sport.

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Zach is a passionate agent who spent five years at Cricket Victoria experiencing the pathway. A ACA Accredited Cricket Agent and an expert in player relations, Zach focuses on maintaining a positive relationship with players and assisting them in all areas of their life. Zach has a strong background in coaching and youth development, with a heavy community engagement focus. His networks throughout the Australian Cricket System provide our players with the best opportunity to succeed.



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Stuart has a wealth of football experience, initially as a player in the elite pathway, and as a coach in state league competitions in Tasmania, Victoria and Queensland.  Through his playing experience, he has developed strong, lasting relationships throughout local and state leagues in each state.

Stuart is passionate about the person behind the player. It is from this that he is able to create opportunities beyond the game, prioritizing a players needs both on and off the field. His range of experience provides him with the ability to understand a player and their family, offering first-hand experience, support and knowledge.

Stuart is committed to personal and professional development. He completed a Bachelor of Business (Sports Management) at Deakin University in 2019 and whilst at university he completed various study programs overseas to diversify his experience.

Outside of his career, Stuart is passionate about developing grass-roots football both in Victoria and interstate. 


Player Manager, MELBOURNE


ACA Cricket Agent, MELBOURNE

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Aydin is an ambitious agent who holds a double degree in Sport Management and Business specialising in accounting. 

Aydin has had a variety of AFL industry including professional community level experience. Aydin has a strong passion towards the AFLW and AFL and values his clients through showing passion, care and openness when working with them. Aydin works with his clients to implementing his strong belief that for players to be the best professional on field they need to have a stability and structure off field. 


Player Manager, MELBOURNE

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Marcel is an experienced executive with expertise in marketing, media and brand development. He has consulted widely to individuals, multinational sporting organisations and global services companies. Marcel has received numerous business awards including representing Australia at the Entrepreneurs’ Organization’s Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) in Chicago, USA as the 2007 Australian Student Entrepreneur of the Year.  Marcel’s passion for competitive sport and business contributed to his success in the sporting industry. Marcel works tirelessly to establish and protect our Elevation Sports athletes brands and source and negotiate high level partnerships off the field.


Marketing and Media

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Declan is a former collegiate and professional athlete, having played in Europe after a 5 year NCAA career spanning both Divisions I and II. Prior to his collegiate career, Declan was a Development Player for the Gold Coast Blaze (NBL) and a squad member of the U19 Australian National Team in 2012. As a result, Declan has first hand exposure to talent pathways both domestically and abroad, and a thorough understanding of the basketball landscape in Australia. With qualifications in both Business Management (Assumption University) and Law (Monash University), Declan now looks to create and maintain meaningful, lasting relationships with athletes in an effort to help maximise their opportunities on and off the floor.


Basketball Player Representative, Melbourne

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Greg has a background in sports law and sports management. An accomplished NBA scout, Greg has over a decades experience in basketball having worked previously with powerhouse I AM Sports & Entertainment. Greg's responsibilities at Elevation include basketball recruiting, contract negotiation and marketing services to our global clientele. Greg's experience has him perfectly situated to understand what is required of a player both within the NBA and internationally.


NBPA Agent

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Justin has over 20 years experience as a High Performance Cricket Coach, having coached male and female athletes at all levels including International and State players and teams. Justin is passionate about helping players reach their cricket dreams and maximising their full potential. Cricket has become challenging both mentally and tactically and Justin through his experience is able to provide expert advice and knowledge in this space. Justin’s experience includes;

QLD State Talent Development Manager 2015 to 2020

QLD Bulls Interim Head Coach 2011, 2012, and 2015

Queensland Academy of Sport Head Cricket Coach in 2008 to 2015

QLD Bulls and Brisbane Heat Assistant Coach 4 years


Cricket Mentor, BRISBANE



Contract Services

With 15+ years combined experience in athlete management, ESA have the experience and creativity to negotiate the best contract suited to your needs, career ambition and situation. Detailed knowledge of the AFL, Cricket & Basketball landscape allows us to understand your value and negotiate contracts based on this.


Financial Management

Understanding the investment market and challenges associated with setting up your life post sport is something ESA place a heavy emphasis on. We are partnered with leading financial and investment advisory firms who assist you with the education and support required to navigate the financial challenges associated with a professional sporting career.

In particular our services cover;

– Banking
– Property
– Tax
– Sharemarket
– Financial Planning

Media & Social Media Training

The globalization of sport and the media coverage that has grown with the game
has resulted in today’s professionals being constantly under the microscope.
24 hour media coverage and a multitude of social media platforms have brought
athletes and fans closer than ever before. ESA are able to offer our clients media
and social media training, giving them the opportunity to understand how best
to develop their personal brands and avoid the pitfalls.


Post Career Transition

Retirement can be extremely difficult to cope with if
elite athletes are not adequately prepared and have not planned for such an event.
This lack of preparation can leave athletes vulnerable to the challenges of retirement.
ESA offer advice and guidance on post-career planning, allowing elite athletes to make
sense of the opportunities, barriers and needs for career development, planning and
education to prepare athletes, young and old, for a life after sport.



Sports Marketing, Sponsorships, Endorsements and Ambassadorial


Athletes are brands, with a broad group of stakeholders. Marketing your brand involves determining the most

appropriate partners, sponsors and endorsement strategies. ESA has decades of experience in managing

global brands and can provide expertise in the decisions relating to your brand development and management.

As your profile rises through your endeavors in the sporting arena,ESA work with you to shape and build

your profile allowing you to forge alliances with leading brands and opening opportunities inmany industries.

ESA has experience working with many of Australia’s top sporting and non sporting brands,

our clients are connected with businesses that are an extension of your lifestyle, whether it be TV,

newspaper, radio or digital platforms. ESA works tirelessly to establish, protect and grow your brand.


Athletes may choose to use their profiles in community or professional situations alike.

ESA have guided many of our athletes in working with third parties to setup charity situations

or commercial arrangements as ambassadors.



SF, CA 94158



6:30AM - 7:00PM



ESA represent a number of athletes from diverse sporting backgrounds.
Many of these athletes are respected role models and embrace community
endeavours as well as being available for media and endorsements.
If you wish to get in contact with any of our athletes please contact



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