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Players Collxctive is a full-service athlete management agency focusing on female athletes. We specialize in contract negotiation, athlete brand management, business strategy, and helping brands navigate the women’s sport industry.

Our founders provide a rich background in business and in sport. Collectively, they bring a passion for leveling the playing field for female athletes and working with our athletes to create true brand partners and a revenue-generating mindset.

  • Chelsea Suitos, Athlete Branding & Partnerships. Chelsea is a former National Team Athlete (Softball – Philippines) and Division I Athlete at the University of Arizona. She continued her learnings through Harvard Business School Online specializing in Finance, Negotiation, and Strategy. She has 7+ years of corporate experience working at two of the top Fortune 100 companies including Nike, Inc. & Meta, Inc.
    At Nike World Headquarters, she specialized in building go-to-market strategies, brand marketing and sports marketing partnerships. She then entered the world of tech working for Instagram in Strategic Partnerships leading social commerce strategies across sports, fitness, and entertainment. Her vast experience in Corporate America is complimented by her contributions in the Sports Tech Start-Up space where she has consulted for multiple Sports Tech companies including: cutting edge, lineup optimization technology (Seqnzr), interactive sports performance course apps (Versus.Co), and Bluetooth wearable technology (Caught Stealing) across baseball, softball, and soccer.. Chelsea is passionate about inspiring the next generation of female athletes and making the world of sport more accessible and better than where she left it.
  • Lesley Feldman, the Closer. Lesley is a former DI National Champion for UCLA Softball. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and her Juris Doctor degree from California Western School of Law. After practicing employment law at large firms, she branched out and started her own law firm in 2010. Lesley is passionate about creating equal opportunities and representation at the table for athletes.
  • Jami Lobpries, the Business Strategist. Jami played college softball for Texas A&M, including two Big 12 titles and two WCWS appearances, and played four seasons professionally in the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) league. Following her playing career, Jami received her Ph.D in Sport Management with a focus on female athlete branding and brand identity theory, then taught Sport Management and Sport Marketing at Texas A&M and University of Tampa. While in academia, Lobpries started consulting for women’s professional teams including the development and launch of the Dallas Charge. She has spent the last seven years working as an executive in the youth sport industry as the National Director of Fastpitch for USSSA and now as the CEO and co-Founder of Alliance Fastpitch, a national league for fastpitch that focuses on player development on and off the field. She has built large-scale national events including the largest National Championship in youth softball. Jami is a lifelong learner who is passionate about increasing opportunities for girls and women in sport both on and off the field.
  • Chelsea Suitos, Athlete Branding & Partnerships. Chelsea is a former National Team Athlete (Softball – Philippines) and Division I Athlete at the University of Arizona. She continued her learnings through Harvard Business School Online specializing in Finance, Negotiation, and Strategy. She has 7+ years of corporate experience working at two of the top Fortune 100 companies including Nike, Inc. & Meta, Inc. At Nike World Headquarters, she specialized in building go-to-market strategies, brand marketing and sports marketing partnerships. She then entered the world of tech working for Instagram in Strategic Partnerships leading social commerce strategies across sports, fitness, and entertainment. Her vast experience in Corporate America is complimented by her contributions in the Sports Tech Start-Up space where she has consulted for multiple Sports Tech companies including: cutting edge, lineup optimization technology (Seqnzr), interactive sports performance course apps (Versus.Co), and Bluetooth wearable technology (Caught Stealing) across baseball, softball, and soccer.. Chelsea is passionate about inspiring the next generation of female athletes and making the world of sport more accessible and better than where she left it.
  • Lesley Feldman, the Closer. Lesley is a former DI National Champion for UCLA Softball. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and her Juris Doctor degree from California Western School of Law. After practicing employment law at large firms, she branched out and started her own law firm in 2010. Lesley is passionate about creating equal opportunities and representation at the table for athletes.
  • Jami Lobpries, the Business Strategist. Jami played college softball for Texas A&M, including two Big 12 titles and two WCWS appearances, and played four seasons professionally in the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) league. Following her playing career, Jami received her Ph.D in Sport Management with a focus on female athlete branding and brand identity theory, then taught Sport Management and Sport Marketing at Texas A&M and University of Tampa. While in academia, Lobpries started consulting for women’s professional teams including the development and launch of the Dallas Charge. She has spent the last seven years working as an executive in the youth sport industry as the National Director of Fastpitch for USSSA and now as the CEO and co-Founder of Alliance Fastpitch, a national league for fastpitch that focuses on player development on and off the field. She has built large-scale national events including the largest National Championship in youth softball. Jami is a lifelong learner who is passionate about increasing opportunities for girls and women in sport both on and off the field.
  • Natasha Watley, Japan Softball League Lead: Natasha is an Olympic gold and silver medalist for USA Softball Softball. She was a four-time All American and National Champion at UCLA. She continued her career overseas in the Japan Softball League and now leads our Players Collxctive International business matching the world’s best softball athletes to prospective professional teams within the JSL. In addition to being one of the greatest softball players of all time (and everyone’s favorite player!), Natasha has built a business empire off the field including her non-profit, the Natasha Watley Foundation which aims to continue growing access to the game of softball for inner city youth.

Players Collxctive offers the following services for our athletes.

  • Contract Negotiation
  • Brand Management & Activation
  • Social Media Strategy
  • Events
  • Merchandise

Players Collxctive International is an extension of our PC Services. We work with Natasha Watley on securing and negotiating playing opportunities overseas, including the Japan Softball League.

Players Collxctive is committed to amplifying the value of female athletes as true brand partners and works diligently with our athletes and brands to provide mutually beneficial athlete endorsement or partnership collaborations. To date, Players Collxctive has secured over 70 endorsement deals in under 1 year of operating for our athletes including some “first-ever” NIL deals with Adidas, Champion and WWE. We’ve negotiated professional playing contracts with Athletes Unlimited, Women’s Pro Fastpitch, NCAA Division I Coaching Deals, and the Japan Softball League. Our athletes have landed Global Marketing campaigns as well as nationally broadcasted commercial spots during March Madness. We are on a mission to show the world the business value of female athletes while building our team of athletes into true business leaders.

If brands are interested in athletes from Players Collxctive, please reach out to [email protected]

Players Collxctive is committed to amplifying the value of female athletes as true brand partners and works diligently with our athletes and brands to provide mutually beneficial athlete endorsement or partnership collaborations. To date, Players Collxctive has secured over $500,000 in endorsement deals for our athletes and negotiated professional playing contracts with Athletes Unlimited, Women’s Pro Fastpitch, and the Japan Softball League. We are on a mission to show the world the business value of female athletes while building our team of athletes into true business leaders.

Players Collxctive offers the following services for our athletes.

  • Contract Negotiation
  • Brand Management & Activation
  • Social Media Strategy
  • Events
  • Merchandise