MEET THE TEAM
Jeff fulfills the role of Chief Scout within the agency. He is an experienced footballer, still applying his trade in Finland, after having spent time in Albania, Portugal, Germany, Spain, Canada, America and Ghana. Jeff also has a sharp eye for talent and possesses an in-depth understanding of the International Football market garnered from his long-time in football.
Godwin fulfills the role of Chief Agent within the Agency. He is an experienced Football Professional having spent time playing in Spain, New Zealand, and the U.S.A, combined with years of intermediary work since the inception of the OPSM agency. Godwin’s network allows OPSM to locate opportunities for players worldwide, while enabling him to manage and coordinate ideal career decisions for athletes within OPSM Management. Godwin is a Graduate of Spring Arbor University and possesses an H.Bachelor’s Human Anatomy and Physiology. Godwin also is a Licensed agent under the Canadian Soccer Association and FIFA.
Mackenzie fulfills the role of President of OPSM. He has more than 10 years experience facilitating leading community and sport programming. Mackenzie possesses a business management degree.
Jason Teale is one of the ten officially licensed Peak Performance Trainers on the planet. He has over 20 years of experience contributing to the mental development of over 50 professional athletes by teaching techniques that fortify one’s mental strength. Jason now applies his trade with all our athletes at OPSM, helping to manage their off-field stresses while refining the mental fortitude needed to become a peak performer.
Ibrahim has an extensive background in athletic strength training and development. Coming from a history of playing soccer throughout North America, North Africa, and Australia, he understands the important athletic requirements that a soccer player needs to succeed. With hundreds of athletes from all over the world under his supervision, Ibrahim oversees all training at OPSM.
Abeku fulfills the role of Operations Manager and Business Consultant within OPSM. Originally from Montreal, graduated from Brock University with a Honorary Sport Management Bachelor’s degree. He has a great understanding of the sports industry due to his experience working within operations for multiple sports organizations and sporting events. Some of these organizations include the Toronto Raptors, Montreal Impact and Brock sports. He is also fluent in french and english. Growing up as a football student-athlete, Abeku has always had a great passion for sports, especially football.
Jeremy Rankin is OPSM's legal advisor. Jeremy, originally from Ottawa, graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto and practices commercial litigation. Jeremy also assists athletes in their cases before the Sports Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada and the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Switzerland.
OUR CORE VALUES
“Our philosophy is; In order for you to pursue your passion at the highest level of quality, you need to surround yourself with other beings who have your best interest in mind. We are here to support you, mentor you and fulfill your dreams."
From start to finish, OPSM guides, supports, and manages the careers of Athletes with utmost respect, integrity and astuteness.
History of OPSM
Established in Ottawa, Canada in 2017, Ottawa Pro-Sport Management (OPSM-Pro) is a family owned initiative predicated on providing high-calibre management services to Athletes from all over the planet. Brothers, and Co-Founders, Godwin & Jeff Addai, built the agency from the ground-up, using old friendships and an ever evolving network of partners to cement a solid position within the North American Football Market. In a relatively short-time OPSM has conducted a long list of transfers the Globe over, with current members applying their trades in European, Asian, and American markets.
OPSM is the benchmark agency for young players. The agency provides the platform and resources necessary for young footballeurs to become top level performers by contributing to the Technical, Tactical, Physical and Mental development of every OPSM athlete. Historically, young athletes managed by OPSM have been guided to some of the best professional academies both in Europe and North America.
OPSM-Pro also champions community outreach initiatives. We provide underserved youth in Ottawa participation opportunities in high level sport. We are leaders in our community, and through our charitable division called On The Rise Foundation, use our platform to benefit those less fortunate than ourselves. We are passionate about Football, and equally, remain determined to use Football as a means of serving all those who share our passion for the Sport.