In addition to our UK stable of FA Registered Intermediaries, a worldwide network of contacts and partners ensures that no matter where you are, your career is taken care of, both on and off the pitch.

With an industry leading team of experienced Intermediaries, consultants and dedicated client management staff, we ensure that we can act upon your needs to secure the very best for you.

We provide the highest quality agency service in the most honest and correct manner, in order to maximise your earning potential throughout your playing career and beyond.

Leon AngelHead of Football, Registered Intermediary

One of the first agents in the UK to be licensed by The FA, Leon is the Head of Football of CAA Base. His financial expertise as a former Chartered Accountant translates easily into the football world where figures and contracts are a key element of a player’s professional life.

Frank TrimboliHead of Football, Registered Intermediary

Frank previously worked in Finance before becoming an agent. He is also bilingual, speaking fluent Italian. He brings to CAA Base a plethora of contacts and combined with his background in Finance Frank heads up the CAA Base team as Head of Football.

Virginia DunneHead of Operations

Virginia has been with CAA Base since 2002 supervising all the contractual administration and liaising with the clubs and the Football Association. Virginia manages the office as well as the team at CAA Base.

Doron SalomonHead of Football Operations

Doron permanently joined the team in 2015 having been working with CAA Base for the previous 3 years. He comes from a background in digital and social media and today supports both CAA Base’s clients and intermediaries in different areas of the business to ensure the various teams coordinate and communicate with one another.

Lee RobinsonHead of Recruitment, Registered Intermediary

Lee joined the company having been Academy Director at Cardiff City FC and Head of Sports Science at West Bromwich Albion FC. A former Physical Education teacher, Lee holds a Sports Science and Human Movement degree, Post Graduate certificate in Education, UEFA A Coaching Licence and Academy Managers Licence.

Christian EmileHead of Middle East & North Africa, Registered Intermediary

After graduating from the London School of Economics (LSE) with Honours, Christian ran his own successful agency representing several international players and brokering deals across Europe before joining CAA Base. Christian brings with him a quality network of international contacts and speaks Arabic fluently as well as French at an intermediate level.

David HuntHead of Recruitment Methodology & Performance

With 15 years’ experience at the forefront of Talent Identification, Recruitment & Development, Dave has played an integral role in the development of several elite footballers. With a passionate belief in the nurturing of all aspects of a player and person, Dave leaves no stone unturned in the pursuit of success for all those he works with.

Wayne RobinsonRecruitment Coordinator

Wayne has worked in football scouting and recruitment for 14 years at Tottenham and The FA. He specialises in the identification of young players across southern England and Europe, and brings years of know-how and ideas to CAA Base.

Charlie AndersonRegistered Intermediary

Having been forced to retire from semi-professional football aged 24, Charlie moved into talent identification for a football agency. After three years he joined CAA Base in early 2019 to manage and recruit both senior and youth players in the North of England. Charlie is also the son of former England international, Viv Anderson MBE.

Russell BeckwithRegistered Intermediary

With a background in Sports Law and having spent time at a Cat 1 Academy, Russell brings both knowledge and experience to CAA Base. He has been involved in club-record transfers and previously been a ‘digs parent’ for young players at Chelsea. His attitude to servicing his clients is to offer complete dedication at all times.

Ton CaanenRegistered Intermediary

Ton has worked in professional football for 25 years as both Coach and Sport Director. He has a global network of contacts and today focuses on Central and North America. He speaks Dutch, English and German.

Ahmed CheraftRegistered Intermediary

Ahmed played in Marseille’s academy before moving into representation where he has focused on working with the next generation of talented French players. He enjoys strong relationships with clubs in France and England and speaks multiple languages. Prior to joining CAA Base in early 2020 he was self-employed for four years.

Jose Antonio DominguezRegistered Intermediary

A former professional footballer who has worked as a scout, he has been an agent since 2015 working alongside Juan Mata. Based in Malaga, he covers the southern Spain region.

Paolo FiguraRegistered Intermediary

Paolo was first licensed in Italy as an intermediary in 2013 and joined CAA Base in 2016. He speaks Italian and English and specialises in identifying top young talents in Africa. He’s based in Rome and mostly deals with the recruitment of young players.

Elliott FillinghamRegistered Intermediary

Elliott joined CAA Base in early 2018 having spent the previous five years working in talent management at other sports agencies. Based in Scotland, he offers a sophisticated network of contacts and a proven track record of recruiting and managing a strong portfolio of clients both within the UK and abroad.

Fitz HallRegistered Intermediary

Following retirement from professional football after a 14 year career, Fitz joined CAA Base to focus on the identification and development of young talent. With the experience of playing at seven Premiership and Championship clubs and captaining Crystal Palace at the age of 23, Fitz has valuable knowledge and understanding of what it takes to succeed in the modern game.

Ben HardingRegistered Intermediary

After 12 years working for Nike UK/IRE in football Ben joined CAA Base in April 2018. At Nike Ben focussed on building and maintaining relationships with the FA, multiple Premier League and Football League clubs, and other strategic partners. Having worked for one of the biggest football brands in world football, Ben has a wealth of experience from all levels within the game.

Harry HickfordRegistered Intermediary

Harry spent 10 years at MK Dons and played football professionally before representing Dele Alli. He joined CAA Base in 2019 as an Intermediary to work with talented senior and youth players.

Georgie HodgeHead of Women’s Football

Georgie joined CAA Base during an exciting time for the lucrative women’s football market. She has previous experience managing high profile athletes and has a particular focus on digital and commercial opportunities for her clients. Having played football she has first-hand experience of the game and has many valuable connections within the sport.

Stephen HughesRegistered Intermediary

A part of CAA Base since 1998, Stephen has strong links with the Northern Ireland National Team. He previously worked as a scout for Carlisle and assisted Terry Venables in setting up his Soccer camps in the UK and America. Based in the North of England, he brings a set of valuable contacts to complement the rest of the team.

Marijo KnezRegistered Intermediary

Marijo is a German-raised Croatian football intermediary. He is trilingual, speaking English, German and Croatian. He has a diploma degree in Sports Management and ran his own business for nine years brokering a number of high profile deals across Europe before joining CAA Base in 2020.

Joaquín MacanásRegistered Intermediary

A former professional footballer with degree in Sports and Law. He has worked in football representation for over a decade and is based in Catalunya.

Federico MassaiHead of CAA Base Spain & Registered Intermediary

Federico was originally licensed in Italy in 1998. He speaks Italian, Spanish and English. Federico joined CAA Base in 2005 and was based in Barcelona for 10 years before moving to Madrid. Federico works all around Europe and has extensive contacts.

Anthony McFarlaneRegistered Intermediary

Anthony’s promising career as a player after seven years at West Ham was cut short following a serious injury in 1998. Undeterred, Anthony’s ability to translate what he learned as a player on the field to his current role managing players has been invaluable.

Lee MuddRegistered Intermediary

After retiring from professional football Lee moved into recruitment for several high-profile clubs, covering Northern and Southern Ireland before becoming an agent. Lee uses his own experience of leaving Northern Ireland at a young age, helping and supporting players and families make the transition into careers in other countries.

Jamil NadmiRegistered Intermediary

Jamil is a former coach who holds his UEFA B license and has scouted for a number of Premier League and Championship clubs. He has over a decade in professional football and is passionate about working with young players on their development plans.

Marc PallaresRegistered Intermediary

Marc comes from a background in entertainment and was first licensed as an Intermediary in Switzerland in 2016. He joined CAA Base in 2019 and speaks English, Spanish, Italian and German. Today he’s based in Barcelona dealing with the recruitment and management of young players.

Joel PannickRegistered Intermediary

Joel joined CAA Base in November 2009, primarily to assist with matters relating to an increasingly expanding South American department. Joel previously spent time living in Buenos Aires to study Spanish and studied Portuguese in Rio de Janeiro before returning to the UK to join the company. Today he spearheads the company's expansion into East Asia.

Daniel PhilpottRegistered Intermediary

Danny went to the U.S. on a soccer scholarship, graduating with a Sport Science degree. He has since held a number of high profile positions in UK football at organisations including the FA, adidas, Everton and Sunderland. With a strong commercial background specialising in youth recruitment he has a reputation for developing some of the country’s best young talent.

Toni PlaRegistered Intermediary

Toni previously worked as a lawyer before becoming an Intermediary in 2015 and joining CAA Base in 2019. He speaks Spanish, Italian and English and specialises in identifying and managing top young talents. He’s based in Madrid and Valencia and has extensive contacts across Spain.

Mark RankineRegistered Intermediary

Mark joined CAA Base in 2006 after retiring from Professional Football. He was a stalwart at Preston North End from 1996 to 2003, and made a total of over 700 league and cup appearances during his long career. Mark brings a wealth of experience to our team and has been involved in record-breaking transfers.

Davide SalernoRegistered Intermediary

A graduate in economics and marketing with a masters in sports management, Davide was first licensed as an intermediary in 2013. He speaks Italian, English and Spanish and has lived in Serbia and Croatia. Today he’s based in Milan dealing with the recruitment of young players in Italy and Europe and has a strong contact list in the The Balkans.

Sakis TzikasRegistered Intermediary

After playing at Greek club PAOK FC, Sakis moved to the UK in 1995 to study Sports Sciences and Business Studies at Brunel University, gaining a BSC (Hons). He is a qualified football coach and speaks fluent Greek, English and basic Spanish. Sakis brings a global set of contacts to our team.

Yosuke TominagaRegistered Intermediary

Yusuke started working in partnership with CAA Base in 2018 and assists our daily operations in Japan. He spent a number of childhood years living in Madrid before returning to Japan with his family and later studied at the prestigious Kyoto University before working as an independent intermediary in football.

Sandor VargaRegistered Intermediary

Sandor has held various roles in sport from Assistant Manager of International football teams to sitting on the committee of the 1980 Summer Olympic Games in Moscow. He holds a diploma in football coaching and helped set up European coaches licensing system. He joined CAA Base in 2016 bringing with him extensive contacts and relationships from around the world of football.

Martin WaldronRegistered Intermediary

Martin has been involved in professional football for nearly 30 years, initially at Everton where he became Head of Academy Recruitment. He left club football in 2018, moving into representation before joining CAA Base in early 2021.

Eric WaltersRegistered Intermediary

Eric played for three years with Watford and Leyton Orient. He then worked for nine years in the industry before joining the team at CAA Base, bringing with him his network of contacts and keen eye for spotting young talent.

Brad WarnerRegistered Intermediary

Brad joined the CAA Base Team in 2004. His background in business brought him into football where he worked for another major London based agency for two years before joining CAA Base.

Matt WarnerRegistered Intermediary

Matt Joined CAA Base in 2013 after spending seven years at Tottenham Hotspur. Matt focuses on the management and recruitment of players in the south of England.

Rhys WilliamsRegistered Intermediary

Rhys’ background in employment law, contract drafting and negotiation led Rhys into the football industry. He works closely with Lee Robinson in the identification, recruitment and management of young players in Wales, the South West and Midlands for CAA Base.

Bosun AndoyiFootball Consultant

After graduating in Computer Science with Management at University of Leicester, Bosun joined CAA Base through the internship programme 2023. He works closely with Christian Emile focusing on player management and the recruitment of senior and youth players.

Fabrice DasilvaFootball Consultant

Fabrice studied Sports Development and Exercise Science at university and played semi-professional football before joining CAA Base. He helps identify and recruit top youth talents in the South of England and enjoys helping to mentor young players.

Eliot FrilliFootball Consultant

Eliot joined CAA Base in 2021 having graduated from UCFB Wembley with a degree in Football Coaching and Management. Whilst at university, Eliot worked as a coach within semi-professional football and for Watford as a first team scout. He supports Frank and Leon day to day and works within the southern recruitment department. Eliot speaks fluent Italian.

Daniel HerreraFootball Consultant

Daniel joined CAA Base from a prominent position in Uruguayan Sport. He coached the senior Men’s Rugby Union national team for eight years, participating in two World Cups. His background as a lawyer and strong relationships with the main club presidents in Uruguayan football have become a vital asset to CAA Base’s business in South America.

Hollie JoyceFootball Consultant

Hollie joined CAA Base in 2023, having graduated from Loughborough University in 2019 with a Masters degree in Management. She has previous experience across performance sport and, after spending some time working in project management and on the agency’s internship programme, now works as a Football Consultant with a focus on player management and recruitment in the women’s game.

Doug LivermoreFootball Consultant

After playing professional football for Liverpool, Norwich, Cardiff and Chester, Doug coached and managed at Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool, Norwich, Cardiff, Swansea and the Wales National Team. He brings a wealth of footballing experience, knowledge and contacts to the team.

Kenneth LyonsFootball Consultant

Kenneth joined CAA Base in 2023. He graduated from Dublin City University with a degree in Law before studying to become a Lawyer. While studying, he set up a luxury concierge service for professional footballers. Based in London, he identifies and recruits Irish players to the agency.

Peter MacdonaldFootball Consultant

Peter played professionally in a career spanning 20 years at Rangers; St Johnstone; Dundee; Morton; Clyde and Stirling Albion. He holds a UEFA A Licence and has coached for the Scottish FA, Partick Thistle and Rangers before joining CAA Base in 2020 as a football consultant where he will work in Scotland to manage and recruit young players.

Juan MataFootball Consultant

Juan has 25 years of experience in sports representation. He has worked globally following a career as a professional footballer and is based between Oviedo and Alicante. He joined CAA Base in November 2021, bringing his successful business to the agency.

Ross McClarenFootball Consultant

Ross graduated with a Law Degree in 2021 before doing a Sports Law LLM degree at ISDE in Madrid. He played football at youth level and more recently, at semi-professional level in Scotland. Ross is based in Edinburgh and works as part of the CAA Base team in Scotland, mainly concentrating on client management and club relationships on the Scottish east coast.

Ruben PascualFootball Consultant

Ruben’s career as a footballer was cut short due to a knee injury and gave him an opportunity to go into coaching and scouting with Getafe and Real Madrid respectively. After 10 years he set up his own company in talent ID and representation and joined CAA Base in January 2023 working as part of the team in Spain.

Stephen PearsonFootball Consultant

Stephen joined CAA Base in 2017 having retired from professional football. His career spanned 18 years during which time he won the Scottish League title, was capped by Scotland and played for clubs such as Celtic, Derby County, Motherwell and Bristol City. Stephen also holds a UEFA A-license and today helps guide young players on their footballing journey.

Michael RankineFootball Consultant

After a 15 year career playing professional football, Michael Joined CAA Base in late 2018 following his retirement from the game. Based in Yorkshire, he helps recruit, manage and guide young professional footballers with a particular emphasis on helping players transition from non-league to professional football.

Brad RusinFootball Consultant

After 10 years of playing professionally in the US and Denmark, Brad joined CAA Base in 2019 to strengthen ties with MLS and USL clubs and also identify and recruit top young American talents to bring to Europe.

Riichi YokooFootball Consultant

Riichi was first introduced to CAA Base in 2011 and now has more than 5 years’ experience working with Japanese players across Europe, North America and Japan. Riichi divides his time between London and Tokyo and is available for any assistance that our Japanese clients require.

James BaxterIndividual Development Coach

James joined CAA Base from Brighton & Hove Albion where he was most recently the U18s Head Coach. He has spent nearly 20 years in professional football working for Brighton, Portsmouth and Southampton. James works on a dual role, a lead on individual player development including one-on-one technical sessions and recruiting players on the south coast of England.

Luke ChadwickClient Mentor

Luke is a former professional footballer who played over 500 games and won a Premier League title at Manchester United. Upon retiring he moved into coaching and today is a mentor for many of CAA Base's clients, able to offer advice and guidance on the highs and the lows of the game.

Gustavo FernandezScout

Based in Madrid, Gustavo previously worked as a scout for Atlético Madrid and has experience as a youth coach. He joined Base in 2019 after six years in the representation sector and is responsible for scouting in the Madrid area.

Ellis KhouriTalent ID and Retention Assistant

Ellis was part of CAA Base's summer 2022 internship programme and joined the agency as a full-time employee soon after. He has First Class with Honours in International Football Business and currently works within the team’s recruitment department, specifically identifying young players and helping to look after them day-to-day.

Sam ChanFinance

Sam joined the team in March 2016 bringing with him a vast amount of experience having worked with small to medium sized businesses for over 30 years. With his knowledge in accounting, Sam significantly strengthens our Finance Team.

Grace HallsAgent Services

Grace previously worked for a chartered accountant for 4 years before joining CAA Base in May 2018 to assist in the accounts team. Today she works closely with our Agents, helping them with their day-to-day logistics and planning.

Andreas OlymbiosSenior Creative Lead

Andreas is a multidisciplinary visual designer with a Bachelor and a Masters degrees focused in Digital and Visual Communications and Design for Advertising. He is experienced with strong print and digital design skills and joined the team at CAA Base having previously worked at The FA on highly exposed projects for England and Wembley Stadium.

Oliver KempDigital Designer

Oliver is a young and optimistic digital designer. Having graduated in 2019 from Ravensbourne University with a First Class Honours in Advertising and Brand Design, he started his career in a social media agency based in Shoreditch before making the switch to joining CAA Base.

Sam JacksonPlayer Identification & Data Insights Manager

Sam joined CAA Base from Middlesbrough FC, where he led the player recruitment department. Sam is passionate about applying data to decision-making in football, bringing experience integrating data into player recruitment, along with a global network of contacts and experience of completing deals. He also has a Masters degree in International Politics.

Sam ChivertonLead Recruitment Analyst

Sam joined CAA Base in 2021 having graduated from Bournemouth University with a First Class Degree in Sport Psychology with Coaching Sciences. He has experience working as an Academy Recruitment Analyst at West Ham and joins CAA Base to work in the video and recruitment analysis team.

Ben BrittainRecruitment Analyst

Ben joined CAA Base towards the end of 2022 and is part of the video analysis team. Prior to joining, Ben worked at Peterborough for a couple of years and was one of the youngest first team performance analysts in the country.

Anton Delgado RosasRecruitment Analyst

Anton joined CAA Base in February 2023 having held recruitment and analysis roles at West Ham, Norwich, and most recently Wolverhampton Wanderers where he spent 3 years as a first team scout. Anton has a Master’s Degree in Performance Analysis and holds a UEFA B Licence.

Jonathan HopeRecruitment Analyst

Jonathan joined CAA Base in March 2023 having spent 4 years as a Performance Analyst in the professional sporting environment (London Irish RFC and Chelsea Football Club) after graduating with a degree in Physical Sport Education at St Marys University.

Ismael DiazAnalyst

Formerly a coach, Sports Director, teacher and author with experience of working in Spain and abroad, Ismael has been an analyst alongside Juan Mata since 2018 and joined CAA Base with him in 2021.

Vicente CalvoFitness Analyst

Vicente is a fitness and mental training coach who works one-on-one with players based in Spain, specifically on their recovery. He has worked with footballers for over 10 years and also has 20 years’ experience of working with elite tennis players.

Bruno BallestéSocial Media Manager (Spain)

Bruno joined CAA Base from FC Barcelona where he had responsibilities across social media. He has previous experience in the Spanish media as a news reporter, presenter, commentator and producer. He is responsible for the digital strategy and social media management of CAA Base’s Spanish clients.

Remi WebsterClient Services

Remi joined CAA Base in 2017 from a background in management and PA work. She has previously worked in hospitality and has a wealth of experience in customer services. Remi works alongside the intermediaries at CAA Base’s London office dealing with the day to day requirements of our clients.

Michalis AngelidesAssistant to the Co-Heads of Football

Michalis joined CAA Base full-time in 2023 via the agency’s internship programme having graduated from The University of Edinburgh with MA Honours in International Business. Today he assists the co-heads of football and, having lived in six countries, brings additional international experience and know-how to the business.

Daniel ElvyFootball Operations

Dan joined CAA Base in 2022 after graduating UCFB with a First Class Honours in Football Business & Marketing. After 4 months as an intern, he joined the operations team and also supports and helps co-ordinate CAA Base’s staff in Brazil

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