(CelebrityAccess)– First Access Entertainment has announced the launch of a new sports management agency, First Access Sports, according to MusicWeek.
The agency is set to offer multi-national, full-service sports representation and will manage the careers of a variety of sports personalities. Core services include player development, contract procurement and negotiation, public relations and social media management, in addition to commercial strategies to develop athlete brands and wider business interests.
Athletes currently signed to the agency include Southampton football captain Ryan Bertrand, Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi and England and Gloucester Rugby fly-half Danny Cipriani, light heavyweight boxer Caroline Dubois, and British Fed Cup tennis player Gabriella Taylor.
Commenting on the announcement, Sarah Stennett, CEO of First Access Entertainment, said: “We recognise the extraordinary talent of our athletes as unique, powerful individuals, youth culture stars with enormous cultural presence and influence. Our mission is to create the foundations for exemplary performance within the scope of their core discipline and to enhance their visibility and ancillary value.”
Louis Bell, MD of First Access Sports, added: “Over the course of the past 10 years I have seen the convergence of sports and entertainment become more entwined. Our holistic approach is tailored to the modern athlete and will ensure our talent realise their full career potential.”