Uplift11 SPORTS is a UK-based sports management agency with a simple purpose, to uplift and fully maximise the potential of new and experienced talent in sports and to develop a truly rewarding career. Led by the FA licensed players intermediary - Michael Ede, we predominantly operate in the UK with deal transactions across various continents.

Our basic strategy and aim are for the discovery (scouting) and promotion of sporting talents, provision of careful career planning - spanning from representation to marketing and mindset, and the nurturing of their career progression through all phases of their journey.

Uplift11 SPORTS operates a positive working environment where all our talents can thrive and this is the single driver of our swift success. We are positioned to represent talents across sports providing them with meticulous, thorough and professional service. We extend our scope of work with other FA-registered intermediaries and sports consultants who are looking to partner with us.

ABOUT michael ede


He is the Managing Director of Uplift11 SPORTS and an experienced entrepreneur with a Bachelor of Science Honours and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree. With over 16 years’ experience in management of various projects across the globe. Michael has worked for some of the world's biggest financial institutions, consulting firms and biopharma giants. He is an FA registered players intermediary (agent) with registration number - IMS005222 and also authorised to work with minors (under 18) players. Michael successfully completed the football agent pro course to the esteemed standards of the John Viola Academy (JVA) – a well-recognised FIFA registered football agency in the UK and has also completed the S4 Scouting Professional Football Recruitment and Players Scouting level 1 training. Michael Ede is a member of Professional Football Agents Association (ProFAA)- the sole global body representing the interests of football agents worldwide and also listed on the official ProFAA licensed agents database.

Michael is hard-working, caring professional and ambitious English FA registered intermediary offering a fresh approach to sports professionals looking to progress their sporting career. He is well versed with the knowledge and expertise to successfully navigate the complexities of the signing and transfer processes and he has significant experience working with other registered intermediaries and sports consultants across the globe to secure contracts for professionals in sports, securing commercial deals including marketing and promoting clients image rights.



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