Canvas Management Group is a full service sports and entertainment management company — focusing on individual representation throughout the life cycle of our clients’ careers.

Since its inception, the simple philosophy behind our vision at Canvas Management Group remains the same – to provide the canvas and tools for our clients to maximise their earning potential for the duration of their playing career and beyond.

The company offers comprehensive and exclusive management service to UK footballers, USA soccer and basketball players. In addition, every aspect of a player’s career is managed by a qualified intermediary. We treat each individuals needs differently; understanding our client’s goals through their specific journey. We ensure that we can fulfill your needs and secure the very best for you, both on and off the field.

“Our focus is understanding how you want your legacy to be left and implementing a plan to get there.”

Canvas Management Group is comprised of relentless, productive, and connected professionals to assist you in every aspect of your career. On top of management, marketing and great negotiation skills, CMG also has in-house legal counsel and project development.

  • Rashaad Ubah
    Rashaad Ubah President

    Rashaad Ubah is an NBPA and FIBA certified agent. Rashaad launched Canvas Management Group in 2017 and serves as President of the company. He is responsible for all of the company’s day-to-day operations.

    Before launching Canvas Management Group, Rashaad accumulated five years of experience in the sports management industry, working as an advisor for numerous professional athletes, providing guidance throughout each step of their careers. Through his professional experience he has been exposed to various styles and philosophies within the industry, providing him with an array of knowledge allowing him to represent players effectively and efficiently.

    Aside from Rashaad’s experience working with professional athletes, he also brings first-hand experience as a former basketball player himself. He was a standout athlete at Martin Luther King High School in Riverside, California and went on to play basketball at University of California, Irvine and Chaminade University of Honolulu.

    Rashaad earned a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Chaminade University of Honolulu.

    Rashaad Ubah is eager and motivated to utilize the connections, knowledge and skill set he has attained throughout his career to assist players in achieving their personal and professional goals.

  • Darlington Omeni
    Darlington Omeni U.S. Football Director

    Darlington – a Canvas Management Group co-founder – is based in New York and oversees the US operations. His experience in football spans from being a player and scout. Due to his scouting background, his expertise lies in discovering new and upcoming talents in order to recruit some of the best young players around the world. Darlington has extensive contacts and works closely with a number of Major League Soccer and United Soccer League clubs. Darlington is a licensed intermediary in the United States. He speaks fluent English, Igbo and Spanish, in addition to basic French.

  • Jeff Boateng
    Jeff Boateng U.K. Football Director

    Jeff, the UK Football Director, also co-founded Canvas Management Group. Born and bred in London, he has plied his trade at various levels in football. Jeff began his career as a player scout for a number of clubs. Years on, he has gained extensive contacts and earned favour within professional football ranks in Europe and the US, as well. Jeff is now a FA registered intermediary, working directly with some of the finest young footballers in the country.

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