We represent a new level of service in the athlete management industry. No other agency possesses our combination of experience, expertise, and resources.
years of professional golf experience
professional tournament wins by mgc golf clients
attorneys on staff in 16 offices throughout the southeast
“MGC Sports checks all the boxes for me…experienced, honest and hard working. Their expertise and attention to detail allows me to focus solely on playing golf. I worked with larger agencies in the past, and I can say without hesitation that MGC Sports is the best in the business.”
12 PGA Tour wins, 7 PGA Tour Champions wins, 5 President Cups, 4 Ryder Cups, 2021 Ryder Cup captain
“I’ve been on Tour for over 30 years, and I’ve worked with the team at MGC Sports since 2008. Choosing them to represent me and manage my career is one of the best business decisions I’ve ever made. I don’t have to worry about anything but playing golf, and that peace of mind is invaluable.”
14 PGA Tour wins, 10 PGA Tour Champions wins, 4 Presidents Cups, 2 Ryder Cups
“MGC Sports is different. It’s like a family. They always have my back and no request is too big or too small.”
2-time Academic All-American at Duke, winner of the 2019 Desert Classic as a rookie on the PGA Tour
Your Team at MGC
Co-founder & CEO
Alan is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and the Pepperdine University School of Law. He is an NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor and a member of the Kentucky Bar Association. Alan has worked in athlete management since graduating from law school in 2005. In 2008 he started One Degree Sports Management, which grew from two clients to over forty by 2016. That year One Degree and MGC teamed up to create MGC Sports. In addition to his work with athletes, Alan has served on advisory boards for multiple companies, including ONE HOPE Wine & Coffee, K-Tenn Capital, and The Charity Network.
Darius first attained multi-platinum status in the music industry as the lead singer of the GRAMMY award-winning band Hootie & the Blowfish. He has since released four solo country albums. All four have debuted at #1 on the Billboard Country albums chart and have collectively produced nine No. 1 singles. Darius won his third GRAMMY award for Best Solo Country Performance in 2014. Darius focuses on helping our clients prepare for and respond to the challenges of notoriety and wealth.
Co-founder & President
Jay leads a dedicated team of lawyers and professionals committed to the transition and success of professional athletes. He has extensive experience representing players and coaches, focusing on draft preparation, training, marketing, and financial success. Jay is an NFLPA Certified Agent and a member of the National Sports Lawyers Association. He is a founding member and Managing Member of MGC, a regional insurance defense firm. Jay represents businesses and individuals in a variety of matters including contract negotiations, employment matters, business development, and strategic planning.
SVP, Brand Marketing & Strategy
Mario graduated from the University of Wisconsin where he was captain of the golf team, he then played professional golf for 17 years on various tours, including the PGA Tour. Mario’s work at MGC Sports focuses on player development and he’s able to offer a perspective only a former pro can possess.
Matt graduated from the University of Florida with a B.S. in Applied Physiology and Kinesiology. He then spent six years working for the Callaway and Odyssey Golf Companies as a Pro Tour Representative where his duties included scouting, recruiting, and endorsement contract negotiations. At MGC Sports, Matt focuses on player management and support.
EVP, Client Marketing
Nicole holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Texas Tech University and an MBA – the only soccer specific professional degree in the world – from the University of Liverpool. She has had an eclectic career in North America and Europe spanning various industries such as healthcare technology, consulting, operations, and marketing. Nicole is a member of The National Society of Black Sports Professionals, Women in Soccer, and Women in Football. Nicole joined MGC Sports from the U.S. Soccer Federation in 2022 and focuses on expanding our marketing portfolio for our NIL, Professional, and Entertainment clients.
Assistant Director, Client Marketing
Michael is a graduate of Wabash College and Master’s candidate at Vanderbilt University. His past professional experience includes work at multiple advertising agencies between 2015-2017. Michael joined the MGC Sports team in 2019 and connects clients with marketing, non-profit, and community partnership opportunities.