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 making 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 student-athletes
2010 - Birth of the agency
Edouard in Shanghai, Jerome on site in the USA. The first scholarships are obtained and the first student-athletes are supported and placed in US universities.
2011 - Professional players join the adventure
Professional players are turning to Elite Athletes: they want to play 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 ! Jerome also becomes consultant for the MLS and is the main interlocutor between the MLS and the FFF. (France-USA). Elite Athletes becomes a pioneer in the development of great 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. The agency becomes the bridge between the two continents, keeps the US College placement agency business, manages the partnership between the MLS and the FFF and develops the professional player representation department in MLS.
2014 - FFF partnership and birth of FFFUSA
In 2014, Elite Athletes became the only agency accredited by the federation to send young soccer players in 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 academies (92%) thanks to the supports and the relationships with the clubs and coaches. Also, tryouts are organized everywhere in France to allow young soccer players in amateur clubs 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 850 since the creation of the project.
2019 - Integration of the tennis placement and creation of the FFF Academy
2020 : Integration of the Track and Field placement
Purchase of USA project, specialized in Track and Field university placement in the US. 26 young athletes sent in the US in 2020/2021.
The company was created by former Student Athlete: Martin Casse
The Track and Field pro department is opening in 2022 !