The division is led by Joel Segal, who, as one of the preeminent agents in sports, built a hugely successful (NFL) football business over the past 25 years and was recently elevated to oversee all of team sports for the agency.

The division handles athlete management, including negotiating team contracts and securing marketing opportunities, along with representing coaches and sports media personalities.

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Football (NFL)

Lagardère Sports represents some of the best current and former players in football today.  The roster features approximately 70 NFL players, including 25 who have received Pro Bowl honors.

The division has had 38 first-round picks since 2001 including five in the 2016 NFL Draft, which marked the most opening round picks in its history. It also had eight clients receiving 2016 Pro Bowl selections and a client who was the first player in league history to receive All-Pro selections at two different positions.

In addition, the division has recently negotiated some of the largest contracts in league history for its clients at their respective positions.

 

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Baseball

Led by Co-Presidents Ryan Ware and Mike Seal, the baseball division has more than 35 years of combined industry experience.  They have represented more than 100 Major League players and have a long, successful history of representing some of the best players in the game. Throughout that time, they have consistently negotiated and secured top-of-the-market deals for our clients. In 2014 alone, they negotiated contracts totaling more than $95 million in guaranteed money.

Lagardère Sports represents more than 45 Major League and Minor League players, and numerous All-Stars and World Series Champions highlight our roster of current and retired players.  In addition, the division has represented more than 40 draft picks from the top three rounds since 2000.

Coaching

In addition to representing the very best on the field, the Team Sports division also represents distinguished coaches in both football and baseball.  From former athletes to rising star career coaches, we have the necessary relationships, resources and experience to provide superior representation to coaches at all levels.

Broadcasting

Lagardère Sports also represents clients looking to start new or build upon established broadcasting careers in the sports media industry. The Team Sports division has the longstanding relationships and knowledge of the industry necessary to create exciting opportunities for our clients.

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