World class athlete management
Our expert team represent and manage the careers of world-class athletes, emerging talent, coaches, sporting legends and entertainers. We provide everything from full 360° career management to bespoke commercial representation, PR and social media support to fully integrated communications strategies and fulfillment.
For two decades we have been industry leaders in the world of elite sporting representation, working with both emerging and established talent in football, rugby, cricket, tennis, athletics and motorsport. Merging the worlds of sport and popular culture, our roster also celebrates the brightest talents in music, media and entertainment, as we leverage our expertise across these increasingly diverse and complex landscapes, ensuring our clients maximize their potential whatever their field.
We also work closely with brands and rightsholders, consulting with these organizations to deliver against their talent objectives and procuring and brokering talent partnerships globally. We identify, recommend and procure talent for these stakeholders, for a variety of activities ranging from global ambassador campaigns to bespoke social media activations, TV and punditry to grassroots activations.
We were the most active agency at the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan, representing over 80 players and nine coaches competing at the tournament.
We had several British & Irish Lions competing in the 2021 Castle Lager Lions Series in South Africa, including Hamish Watson, Dan Biggar, Courtney Lawes, Jamie George & Kyle Sinckler. With offices in 6 countries, our team is made up of the leading rugby agents worldwide, each possessing unrivaled knowledge, insight and relationships within the sport.
A truly global agency, we have a footprint in every professional league globally, from the Japanese Top League, Major League Rugby, Gallagher Premiership, Super Rugby, United Rugby Championship and The Top 14.
Having recently acquired major cricket talent management business, Phoenix Management Group, we now see ourselves as the UK’s undisputed market leading cricket agency. Our roster of clients features several of the biggest names in world cricket including Ben Stokes, Joe Root, Jos Buttler, Jonny Bairstow, Ollie Pope, Nat Sciver and Isa Guha.
We pride ourselves on our in-depth understanding of both the domestic and international game, providing a bespoke service to each of our players based on their career needs. With global reach, we ensure our clients have the opportunity to play in the major international competitions, from the IPL to the Big Bash and everything in between.
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Our reach extends beyond the field of play, supporting a range of entertainers, media stars and artists with their commercial objectives. From leading British rap artist, Jay1, to world-class broadcasters such as Sean Fitzpatrick, Elma Smit and former Olympian Aimee Fuller, our expertise ensures that whichever field you are in, we help you maximize your talent.
Football is the world’s no1 sport and a truly global marketplace. With headquarters in London and Paris, our intermediaries leverage CSM’s global footprint to work with some of the game’s finest talent, including Barcelona’s Memphis Depay, and its most prestigious clubs. We work with a range of players, coaches and managers across Europe’s top five leagues and the MLS, amongst many others.