VOLLEY PRO AGENCY’S MISSION IS
TO HELP ITS ATHLETES BRING OUT THEIR BEST
VPA is always at the service of its athletes and plan their careers with precision, professionalism and dedication.
VPA is composed of reliable and efficient professionals who have been working in the mens and womens volleyball world for many years.
Having high level volleyball careers behind their belts, VPA’s agents perfectly understand the needs of their clients and therefore are able to manage them proficiently in each and every aspect. We take care of the research of a club, the stipulation of contracts, the resolution of various professional problems as well as helping our players to make the right choices for their professional growth.
VPA is based in Italy and collaborates with various experienced and dependable collaborators and Top Clubs all over the world.
Massimo was born in Genova in 1976. He began his volleyball career in the Serie A1 league in 1994. His career lasted over 10 years in which he won a Cev Cup, a University Championship and a National Championship in beach volleyball. He graduated from the University of Parma in 2004 with a Law degree where he defended his thesis “The Free Movement of Workers in European Sport.” A founding member and, until 2006, part of the Board of Director for the Italian Volleyball Players Association (AIPAV). Massimo has been an agent ever since he became a qualified member of Lega Pallavollo Serie A agent register in 2005, in both the male and female league. One of the few International FIVB agents. Massimo is the owner of VPA and deals with both male and female volleyball markets.
Natalia was born in Poland in 1984 but she grew up in Canada where she began her volleyball career at the age of 13. During her career she won various Provincial and National Championships and became a member of the Jr. National Volleyball Team. At the age of 17 she moved to the U.S.A to play volleyball on an athletic scholarship at George Mason University where she won 2 Conference Championships. She was also a member of the Student-Athlete Council and was chosen to represent George Mason at the National Student-Athlete Leadership Conference in 2005. She graduated with a B. S. E. D. in Physical and Health Education and speaks 3 languages fluently: English, Polish, and Italian. Natalia started working with VPA in April 2012 for the Polish market but as of 2013 her work load has increased to the A2 league, both male and female, as well as curing the female market in other European countries.
Steve Welch is one of SIM Gratton & Associates partners who has led the agency to increase player and coach awareness throughout all of the Americas and accordingly. With Steve’s fresh ideas, SIM Gratton & Associates has truly become a global agency searching out top players from around the world. Steve has also had a successful career […]
He’s an American attorney. He attended Ohio State University where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Labor Relations in 1981 and a Master Degree in Labor Relations in 1983. Since 1987 Andris has represented over 150 athletes and coaches through his sports marketing company SportsNet International. He has been working with Volley Pro […]
Vladimir Kastornov, with an established volleyball career behind his belt, started up his own management consulting company in Russia. He opened Volley Pro Consulting, www.pro-volley.ru, in 2006 and quickly made a name for himself by providing his athletes with a team of lawyers, accountants, marketing experts and other professional services that players might need. Many well known athletes have […]
Milutin Stojkovic, is an ex-national team player of Yugoslavia and Serbia who had a successful career in many top leagues like, Russia, Turkey, France, and Greece to name a few. He has a degree in Sport and Management from Belgrade University. He has been a partner in Olimpic Sport Management, http://olimpicsports.net/, for the last 4 years and […]
Tunc Afsar, is the founder and general manager of Shining Stars Managment, http://www.sstars.eu/ which has been operating with top level athletes since 2005. He graduated form the University of Istanbul and speaks Turkish, English and German fluently. Tunchas been collaborating with Volley Pro Agency since 2015.