Established in 1999, Connors Sports Management continues to strive for excellence in the field of AFL Player Management.

Paul Connors and the team at Connors Sports Management want to make sure that while you’re best on ground, you’re best off it as well. We believe in hard work, trust, honesty and family. The company principal, Paul Connors has over 15 years experience in the sports management industry. He has assembled a fabulous team of experienced staff who all embrace the unique challenges of AFL Player Management with personal Client attention and dedication within a welcoming atmosphere.

Our Team

Whilst CSM’s head office is based in Melbourne, our services are delivered nationally by our well-travelled, dedicated team of Accredited Agents.

Paul Connors

Paul Connors

Paul has been at the helm of CSM for over 15 years. His passion and knowledge of the AFL industry is undisputed. As a Certified Practicing Accountant, he is excellently placed to provide Clients with strategic contract negotiation and long-term budgetary and financial advice and planning.

Melissa Oberhofer

An avid sports fan, Mel’s love of the game serves her well as a dedicated Player Agent. A fiercely loyal advocate for our players, Mel’s interest and focus lies primarily in media endorsements and sponsorship. This combination, along with her ability to juggle the diverse day-to-day demands of our Clients, continues to impress after 8 years as a vital member of CSM. Her hands-on, “24/7” approach is well appreciated by our Clients.

Robbie D’Orazio

An Accredited Agent since 2010 coupled with an impressive football career in the TAC Cup and VFL, Robbie specialises in mentoring our Clients for that all-important AFL draft preparation. Robbie is continually on the road, identifying up and coming talent and meeting with prospective families. Over the past three years at CSM, Robbie has excelled in maximizing all opportunities for our Clients.