The new generation of sports & talent management.
ABOUT GINNEN GROUP
The Founder and CEO, Zen Ginnen has been in the Entertainment, Talent & Sports management industry for over 15 years, working along side other major entertainment and management companies which then later started his own company at the age of 25 out of Auckland, New Zealand. Ginnen Group have grown since then and have delivered many successful projects at an early age with also building clients, brands and many sold out events/tours. Ginnen Group are currently based in Melbourne, Australia and now managing a stand out roster of talent in the sporting and music world. Currently working with some of the biggest names in the business across Australia, New Zealand, Asia Pacific and now moving towards the rest of the globe on representing top tier talent and working with the biggest brands. Keep an eye out across our social media platforms for announcements with new clients & new partnerships.
GINNEN GROUP CLIENTS
Working with the best in the business..
Tyson Pedro is an Australian mixed martial artist who competes currently in the Light Heavyweight division in the UFC based in Sydney. Current pro record 7 Wins 3 Losses. Tyson Pedro was born and raised in Sydney, Australia, where he grew up surrounded around Martial Arts most of his life because of his father. Earlier he boxed professional at a young age with multiple titles.
Junior “The Juggernaut” Tafa is a New Zealand-born Australian professional heavyweight kickboxer and boxer who currently ranks in the top 10 in GLORY Kickboxing. Current pro record 22 wins 5 losses. At the age of 24 he had already accomplished so much within his career, Won several Australian titles.
Mark “Super Samoan” Hunt is a New Zealand mixed martial artist legend and former kickboxing champion of Samoan descent, currently living in Sydney, Australia. Hunt competed Pride and in the Ultimate Fighting Championship until 2019, was also the winner of the 2001 K-1 World Grand Prix. Mark Hunt is commonly said to have the best chin in mixed martial arts (MMA) and kickboxing. Also he's known to be the Walk Away KO King and to be one of the Pioneers of combat sports for down under.
Tai “BamBam” Tuivasa, Age 27 is an Australian mixed martial arts fighter from Sydney West and currently competing in the Heavyweight division of the UFC. Current pro record 11 wins 3 losses. Tai also has a growing reputation for his first round TKOs with powerful punches and his solid jaw, knocking out most of his opponents within the first round.
Jake "The Celtic Kid" Matthews (17-4-0) age 26 is a Pro MMA Fighter out of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia and the # 29th ranked Top Welterweight MMA fighter and is one of the longest current Australian fighters in the UFC.
Joshua "Kuya" Culibao (8-1-1) Age 26 is a Pro MMA Fighter out of Sydney, New South Wales and the #1st ranked Pro Mens Lightweight in Australia & New Zealand with multiple Australian titles. Josh Is now signed and currently now competing in the UFC.
Damien “Beat Down” Brown Age 36 (19-13-0) an Australian mixed martial artist based out of Brisbane Queensland, currently competing in the lightweight division of RIZIN. A professional fighter since 2010, he has also competed for the Ultimate Fighting Championship
Four-time Caged Muay Thai World Champion Elliot “The Dragon” Compton is based out of Brisbane, Queensland and currently fighting in One Fighting Championship and ranked in the top 10. He currently holds multiple Muay Thai titles in Australia.
Arlene “AngerFist” Blencowe age 37 based out of Sydney, Australia is a mixed martial artist and boxer whom was one of the first Australian female Mixed Martial Artists to compete in the Bellator 13-7 and still currently competes & Boxing WIBF champion .
Ben "The Guvner" Edwards age 36 based out of Canberra is an Australian Heavyweight Kickboxer & Mixed Martial Arts fighter. Edwards was formerly a Super Heavyweight kickboxer and Heavyweight boxer. He is the current K-1 World Grand Prix 2010 in Canberra tournament champion. Recently fought MMA in PFL in the US.
Charles Joyner is a young Kickboxer from Sydney NSW Australian born, currently the MASA K1 South Pacific Cruiser weight champion on his debut Pro, he’s a future star in the combat world.
Leon Hofeni Nehemiah Henry is a New Zealand professional basketball player for the Auckland Huskies of the New Zealand National Basketball League. He debuted in the New Zealand NBL in 2004 and has since won six championships. Currently based in Auckland NZ.
Izayah Mauriohooho-Le’afa is a up rising star.
The St Patrick’s College, Kilbirnie old boy was a four-year starter at Sacramento State University in California, which played in the Division I Big Sky Conference. He finished his career in the school’s top-10 in a variety of statistical categories; second in starts (108/117), fourth in steals (149), sixth in three-pointers made (187) and eighth in assists (302). He also managed 941 career points, which ranks 20th all-time for the Hornets. He is now playing for South Melbourne Phoenix.
Josh Tomasi age 18, 6”10 comes to Western from Box Hill Senior Secondary College in Melbourne, Australia. Josh is now in the US on his scholarship playing basketball for St Cloud State University.
Currently plays Premiership Rugby on the wing for New Castle in the UK, he started his Pro career at an early Age 17 for the NZ Warriors & Then the NewCastle Knights in the NRL , also played for Tonga Rugby League National team, Before then switching to Rugby Union to play Super Rugby for Melbourne Rebels then made the Australian Wallabies before moving to pursue his career in the Japan and now currently in the UK.
JOHN WAYNE PARR
John Wayne "The Gunslinger" Parr, also known as JWP, is an Australian kickboxer and boxer, fighting out of Boonchu Gym in Gold Coast, Queensland. He is a former 10-time World Champion and was the runner up on The Contender Asia. Now currently signed with One Championship and soon to debut
Sam "K9" Kei (8-5-0) is a Pro Boxer & MMA Fighter out of Sydney Australia and the #1st ranked Pro MMA Mens Heavyweight in Australia & New Zealand. Sam once had what looked like a promising career in Rugby League ahead of him but chose another path. He has become the next best MMA LHW to enter the UFC.
Matt Vaile is an extremely talented mixed martial artist with a pro career at 11-2 fighting out of Hamilton, and is the reigning 6x XFC Australia and 1x Hex Fight Series Professional Welterweight Champion.
OUR AMAZING ARTISTS
Following artist have plans to tour soon and have new music coming soon.
OUR SERVICES FOR OUR TALENT
The artists we work with and represent are all the best at what they do at the highest professional level. It’s our job to push and promote the music to the world, at the same time grow their brand and find every opportunity to help with their career as not only as a musician but as a business. Services we provide for our artist are the following: Assisting with the creativity, Studio time, Connecting writers & producers, Seeking the best record deals, distribution deals, publishing deals, Merchandising, Touring, Booking shows, Endorsements, Sponsors, Publicity, Media opportunities and more. Having work with some of the biggest musicians in the world over the past 15 years with touring we have a good sense of knowledge of the market which is now we are in music management & booking agency.
Over recent years we have focused building our sports management roster with majority of Combat Athletes in MMA, Kickboxing, Boxing, Rugby, Basketball plus more. We’re also dealing with the largest Organisations in the world, Our aim is to represent our clients to best we can and seeking opportunities, negotiating contracts, developing their brands, social platforms and media opportunities. We also constantly focus on building our clients welfare and business opportunities such as Sponsorship, Brand Partnerships, Appearances, Speaking events, Merchandising, Seminars, Brand Ambassador roles, Endorsements, Book deals, Gaming opportunities, Movie/TV roles, Documentaries, Podcasting, Record deals, Fashion / Modelling opportunities, Paid Social content and more.
THE NEW GENERATION...
CEO & Founder of Ginnen Group, Zen Ginnen Featured on ESPN panel to speak on the new generation of sports management along side other leading sporting industry professionals