The Pitch Management
The centre-piece of The Pitch Management is its management of the careers of footballers, both domestically and internationally.
Our athletes are serviced by a full-time football management staff as well as having access to our global partners all over the world, with a specific knowledge and focus on the evolving requirements of a football player throughout his career.
We also enable our clients to maximise their off-field benefit by introducing them to partners who see the benefit of associating themselves with the world game, Socceroos and A-League stars.
Examples of clients to have benefitted from our services include Socceroos Curtis Good, Craig Goodwin, Luke Brattan, Oliver Bozanic, Ivan Franjic, Robert Cornthwaite, Alex Wilkinson, A-League imports Marcos Flores, Gui Finkler & Kim Jae-Sung, in addition the next generation of exciting up and coming talents such as Ben Garuccio, Jordan O’Doherty, Lachlan Brook & Dylan Pierias.
Registered Intermediary (Agent)
A former professional footballer himself, Zeljko has a player's perceptive on athlete management, having first hand experience of the difficulties faced by professional athletes. A former Australian Under 23 international, his playing career saw him play not only in the National Soccer League (NSL), but also overseas in Spain and Croatia before a serious knee injury prematurely ended his career. Since retiring, Zeljko has completed a Bachelor of Commerce Degree, majoring in Sports Management and Marketing. He continued his involvement in football, working for the Professional Footballers Association (PFA) as a Player's Relations Officer. Zeljko is well-experienced.