The new generation of sports & talent management.
ABOUT GINNEN GROUP
The Founder and CEO, Zen Ginnen has been in the Music & Sports industry for over 15 years with working along side other major entertainment touring 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 tours. Ginnen Group currently set up office in Melbourne, Australia and now currently managing a stand out roster of amazing talent in sporting and music world with working with some of the biggest names in the business from this side of the world across the Pacific in mainly Australia, New Zealand and now Asia.
Over recent years we have focused building our sports management roster with majority of Combat sport Athletes in the MMA & Kickboxing with now moving towards all sports such as Rugby League, Union, Basketball with also working towards dealing with the largest Organisations in the world. Our aim is to represent our clients to best we can and seeking opportunities, negotiating contracts in the best interests for all our clients. We also focus on helping build our clients Welfare and Brands with assisting on developing their platforms and fan base with social media platforms, media opportunities etc. Were constantly building relationships within the industry to seek business opportunities, book deals, gaming deals, movie/tv roles, record deals, fashion opportunities, partnerships such as Sponsorship, Appearances, Merchandising, Seminars, Brand Ambassadors, Endorsements and more…
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 of the Ultimate Fighting Championship based in Sydney. Current pro record 7 Wins 3 Losses. Tyson "Rock Star" 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 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 20 wins 5 losses. At the age of 21 he had already accomplished so much within his career, Won several Australian titles.
Mark 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 is an Australian mixed martial arts fighter from Sydney west and currently competing in the Heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Current pro record 10 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 first the first round with en route to becoming the AFC heavyweight champion with an undefeated MMA record at such an early age.
Jake "The Celtic Kid" Matthews (16-4-0) 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.
Damien “Beat Down” Brown (19-13-0) an Australian mixed martial artist currently competing in the lightweight division of RIZIN. A professional since 2010, he has also competed for the Ultimate Fighting Championship
Ben "The Guvner" Edwards is an Australian Heavyweight 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
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.
Izayah Mauriohooho-Le’afa is one of many Kiwi hoopers who had their final American collegiate season cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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 and yet to debut coming season.
Josh Tomasi comes to Western from Box Hill Senior Secondary College in Melbourne, Australia. When asked why he chose Western he said it was because "as I strongly felt was the best place for me as a student-athlete. Western gave me an opportunity to further myself on and off the court and I was truly grateful for that. That's why I chose Western." Josh is now over In the US on his scholarship playing basketball for St Cloud State.
OUR AMAZING ARTISTS
One of the best ways to describe all of the musicians we work with is passionate. Their deep and true love of music comes out in every tune and performance. It’s because of this exceptional commitment and their invaluable performing experience that makes them perfect musical acts for any type of event. Learn more about who we work with and their unique skills below.
OUR SERVICES FOR OUR TALENT
The best way to describe the Musicians we work with is professionalism. Their deep and true love of music comes out in every tune they play and performance they put on. It’s because of their exceptional commitment and invaluable experience that makes them perfect musical acts for any type of event. Services we provide for our artist are the following- - Connect writers, producers
- Seek record deals, distribution, publishing - Merchandising - Touring - Book gigs - Endorsements / Sponsors - Publicity / Media opportunities
Over recent years we have built our sport client roster, starting with Combat sport Athletes with dealing with most professional major Organisations globally and now expanded in to
Rugby League, Rugby, Basketball and further into most sports. Our aim is to represent and look after our clients of taking the best approach of negotiating contracts in their best interests. We also focus on building our clients brands with assisting on developing their social media platforms and media opportunities. Were constantly building relationships within the industry to seek business opportunities such as
-Endorsements and more…
THE NEW GENERATION...
Featured on ESPN panel to speak on the new generation of sports management.