420 Lexington Avenue Suite 910, New York, NY 10170

Tel. (800) 956-6897

 

Founded in 2019, PNY Sports is a personalized boutique sports agency that focuses on our clients and their opportunities both on and off the field. We provide clients with a unique, close-knit team of advisors to help service their career needs on an end-to-end basis while building their personal brands and setting them up for post-playing success.

 

SERVICES

CONTRACT NEGOTIATION: PNY Sports performs in-depth market analysis in order to negotiate the most lucrative playing contracts, as well as marketing and promotional agreements, endorsements, and sponsorship deals for our clients.

MARKETING & ENDORSEMENTS: PNY works alongside athletes and brands to assist with identifying the appropriate sports and entertainment opportunities that best align with their core goals and objectives.

CONCIERGE SERVICES: Our 24/7 concierge service is available to book flights, hotel reservations, car services, maid services, vacations, concert and sporting event tickets. Our team takes pride in being a lifestyle manager who will make our clients’ lives easier.

YOUR VENTURES REALIZED: PNY Sports has the relationships and backing to help our clients pursue their passions outside of the world of sports. Whether it is a business, personal venture, or charitable endeavor, our network and expertise can facilitate the connections to bring it to life.

EVENTS & APPEARANCES: Events and appearances are important ways for players to connect with their city and fans, grow their brand, and generate revenue outside of their playing contract.

MEDIA & BRANDING: PNY believes that social media platforms are an instrumental way for players to not only connect with fans, but to also build their brand and monetize their image.

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Family Advisory

 Draft Advisory

In addition to our services for professional athletes, PNY Sports also provides advising services for amateur athletes. Our experienced advisors, both on the player and team side, help to guide our clients in choosing the most successful path. Not only are we able to develop their skill-set, but we provide insight into the college commitment and draft processes.

 
 

OUR TEAM

John Carcione

President

MLBPA Certified General Agent

John Carcione began his career in sports as a marketing and operations associate for a

New York-based basketball agency. Shortly after, he transitioned into the financial data industry before founding PNY Sports in March of 2019. He oversees the baseball, hockey, & soccer divisions of PNY Sports, as well as marketing and endorsements.

Viktor Saljanin

Head of Hockey Operations

Viktor Saljanin was with the New York Rangers organization for 22 years. Starting as a PR intern, he became the Director of Scouting Information and was responsible for all matters relating to professional and amateur scouting. He joined PNY Sports in July of 2019 to oversee the hockey division.

Mario di marco

Co-Director of Soccer Operations

Mario Di Marco began his career as a scout in Italy. He then went on to become Head Scout for the United Youth Soccer Stars of New York, a club who represents the US in the most prestigious youth soccer tournament in the world, the Viareggio Cup. Shortly after, the club recorded its first victory overseas. He joined PNY Sports in August of 2019 to oversee the Soccer Division.

Peter Curto, j.D.

Co-Director of Soccer Operations

General Counsel

Peter Curto graduated with a B.S. Degree from CUNY Brooklyn College and a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School. As GM of the UYSS, the club recorded two successful campaigns at the Viareggio Cup, reaching its first victory overseas.  With knowledge and professionalism to work alongside players, Peter’s drive has led him to move away from the team side of soccer and focus on player representation.

Cesar Augusto de Jesus

Baseball Operations

MLBPA Certified Limited Agent

Cesar Augusto De Jesus joined the PNY Sports team in August of 2019 to recruit and manage amateur and professional baseball players in both the minor and major leagues. He brings over 10 years of experience to the PNY Baseball division and knows what it takes to bring young talent to the professional level.

Michael Dilecce

Director of Research & Analytics 

Michael DiLecce began his career with a consumer products start-up before earning his Masters degree in Sport Business Management and transitioning into the industry. He then spent two years as a major contributor in the Hockey Operations department for the New York Rangers. He brings his expertise in player and market analysis to PNY Sports.

Dwight Gooden Jr

Director of Scouting

Dwight Gooden Jr, son of baseball legend Doc Gooden, started his career in 1998 as a batboy for the Cleveland Indians. After playing professionally for the Connecticut Bluefish, he began managing professional athletes in baseball and boxing. He also founded The Gooden Brand in 2004. Dwight joined PNY Sports as a scouting director and also helps oversee boxing clients.

Jill Lipson

Concierge Service Provider 

Jill Lipson interned for the Philadelphia Flyers before becoming a full-time staff member in the Communications department. After leaving, she became a personal assistant to various NHL players, in addition to working with athletes in various professional sports for marketing opportunities. She is an outsourced concierge service provider and is available 24/7 to provide our players with whatever they need. 

OUR LOCATION

PNY Sports
420 Lexington Avenue
Suite 910
New York, NY 10170
800 956 6897
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