For over a decade we lived by the idea that teamwork makes dreamwork.
For 10 years, we travelled the world, we learned a lot, we worked as a family.
We succeeded, we made mistakes, we innovated and today we meet you.
As family members, we stand by your side every step of the way and help you mzking the best decisions. When times are hard, we will push you, we will be a shoulder to rest on.
When facing adversity, we will inspire you to work even harder.
And at the end of the day, you’ll win and we’ll celebrate together.

Elite Athletes, MATCH YOUR TALENT.

Born from former students athletes

2010 - Birth of the agency

Jerome on site in the USA, Edouard in Shanghai. The first students are placed in US universities.

2011 - Professional players join the adventure

Professional players turn to Elite Athletes for a similar service: they want to play in the US in Major League Soccer.

2012 - The first discussions between the MLS and the FFF

Edouard gets his player agent license in France. Jerome finds himself negotiating the biggest contract in MLS history ever for Ronaldinho alongside his brother and agent, the president of the USA Football League and the president of MLS. Jerome becomes consultant for MLS and EAA the main interlocutor between MLS and FFF. (France-USA) EAA became a pioneer in the education of soccer coaches in the USA by convincing the FFF and the MLS to create a unique partnership in the Sport History between a League and a Federation. EAA becomes the bridge between the two continents, keeps the US College placement agency business, manage the partnership beween MLS and FF and develops the professional players signings to MLS.

2014 - FFF partnership and birth of FFFUSA

In 2014, Elite Athletes became the only agency accredited by the federation to send young people to university in the USA. The FFFUSA project was born with a unique name in France. The goal of this project is to limit the number of failures in training centers (92%) with support, communication in the academies, relationships with clubs, coaches … Also, detections are organized throughout France to allow young people in amateur clubs also to try their luck for the United States !
Today, nearly 100 young student athletes are sent to the United States each year and more than 800 since the beginning of the adventure. 2019 Creation of USA Connect, specialized in the placement of tennis players in the United States. Elite Athletes accompanies and offers the same service to young people on the tennis side. 20 young athletes ranked in 2019 Creation of FFF academies in New York and Montreal in partnership with the FFF.

2019 - Integration of the tennis placement and creation of the FFF Academy

Creation of USA Connect, specialized in Tennis players placement in the US. • EAA accompanies and offers the same service to young people on the tennis part. 20 young athletes placed in 2019
Creation of the FFF Academies in New York and Montreal in partnership with FFF.

2020 : Integration of the Track and Field placement and partnership with UNFP:

Purchase of USA project, specialized in Track and Field university placement in the US. 26 young athletes sent in the US 2020/2021.
Company created by former US Student Athlete: Martin Casse
Addition of the pro part for Track and Field’s coming in 2022.
Official partnership with the most powerful Football Players Union in the world: UNFP in order to help the process of sending the young football players in the US (financing english exams, tours in the US…)

Our Team

Graduated from ESTP and an MBA in Economics and Finance from La Sorbonne - Paris. Co-founder of Elite Athletes agency, co-founder of FFFUSA agency in partnership with the FFF. Founder and in charge of the partnership between the MLS and the FFF on the training of American coaches EFCL. He also lived the American dream at Lander University in South Carolina in the United States.

Co founder

Has a double degree from Dauphine University. Former player of the French Hockey Team and SGHC, he co-created the agency Elite Athletes and FFFUSA. He is also in charge of the development of one of the largest training center in China.

Edouard LACROIX

Co founder

He trained in Lorient before going to Lander University where he would become All-conference, All-region and All-American player. He then transfered to North Carolina State University. Then, he signed his professional contract at Toronto FC where he played for 3 years. Highest MLS Superdraft pick in program's history

Clement Simonin

Technical Director

Martin Casse graduated from Paul Sabatier University with a DUT in marketing techniques, then continued his studies with a Bachelor's degree in marketing at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to finally obtain a double Master's degree at EM Lyon Business School and LMU Munich.

Martin Casse

Track and Field Director

He holds a Bachelor's degree in Management from EMLV and a Bachelor's degree in Sports Management from Limestone University. Captain of the team and Champion of South Carolina in 2013.

Antoine Le Doré

Tennis Department Director

Graduated with a Master 2 in international marketing and communication strategy. She did her two years of Master at Texas Tech and Texas A&M Corpus Christi.

Hortense Boscher

Manager Tennis

L.A Office He obtained his Master's degree from Rider University where he played for the soccer team during 4 years. He then coached the Dutch Total Soccer team for 1 year.

Elliott Otmani

Manager Foot

He was trained at the Monaco academy for 8 years and won the Gambardella with his team. He will make a short passage in OGC Nice during one year before leaving for the College of Charleston where he will live the US experience during 2 years.

Nicolas Jeausseran

Manager Foot

In 2016, he obtained his baccalaureate in Paris and played for FC ISSY in the U19R1.From 2016 to 2018 he earned his Associate degree and played at Broward College in Miami, Florida. He graduated in 2020 with a Bachelor's degree from ESG Sport Paris and continues his studies in Master 1 in the same school.

Theo Georgen

Manager Foot

Tom is Martin's younger brother. He works alongside him as part of his academic formation. He obtained his baccalaureate in 2018 and then followed a DUT GEA in Toulouse before attacking his bachelor's degree in sports management at the Win sport school. Tom is regional champion of Kick-boxing in 2019/2020 and made a podium at the French University championships the same year.

Tom Casse

Communication Manager

Graduated in 2020 from a Master in International Marketing at ESCE, Elliot pursued his path in an audiovisual production agency for 6 months before joining Elite Athletes' team. In 2018, he made a video resume in order to get his end of study internship at Nike. He is part of ASPS and travels around the world every year to help local populations and run 100km.

Elliot Giordano

Communication Director