A three-time Manager of the Year, Joe Maddon was named the Chicago Cubs manager in 2015. After 31 years as a scout and coach in the Angels’ organization, he became manager of the Tampa Bay Rays in 2006, winning the World Series in 2002 as the bench coach.
David Shaw is the head coach of the Stanford University football team, leading the Cardinal to three Rose Bowls in the last four years. After winning the Pac-12 Conference title in 2015, Shaw became the first Stanford coach in 80 years to win three conference titles and only the third ever in program history to do so. Prior to his coaching career, Shaw played four years at Stanford as a wide receiver.
Hank Haney is one of the greatest golf instructors in history, teaching more than 200 touring professionals including Mark O’Meara and Tiger Woods. Haney, whose students have won every major championship in professional, amateur, and junior golf, serves as President of Hank Haney Golf Inc., which owns and operates four golf facilities in Texas. His book, The Big Miss, debuted at #1 on the New York Times Bestseller list.
Thomas Dimitroff is the General Manager of the Atlanta Falcons. Dimitroff is a two-time (2008 and 2010) Sporting News NFL Executive of the Year with over 20 years of experience in the NFL.
Bob is the head swimming coach for both the US Men’s Olympic Team and Arizona State University's Men and Women's teams. A 2010 inductee into the American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) Hall of Fame, Bowman is a five-time ASCA Coach of the Year and is the most-honored coach in the 40-plus years of the award. He has earned USA Swimming Coach of the Year honors six times, the USA Swimming Foundation’s Golden Goggle Award four times, and was the 2002 USA Swimming Developmental Coach of the Year.
Coaches & Executives
The game and business of sports is constantly evolving, but we don’t move with it. We move ahead of it. At Octagon, our expertise in representing the industry’s leading coaches and executives spans all sports and geographies. We continue to be trailblazers in the representation movement. Why? You’ve heard the best coaches say it time and again: success takes teamwork.
Manny ActaSeattle Mariners, Coach
Brian BillickNFLN Analyst & SB Champion Head Coach
Bob BowmanOlympic & Arizona State Swim Coach
Ken CatanellaSacramento Kings, Assistant GM
Michael ChangHall of Fame Tennis Champion and Coach
Bill CowherCBS Analyst & SB Champion Head Coach
Thomas DimitroffAtlanta Falcons, General Manager
Gary DiSarcinaNew York Mets, Coach
Herm EdwardsArizona State Head Coach
Jennie Finch2x Softball Olympic Medalist and Mom
Jason GoodallEx Great Britain Federation Cup Coach
Hank HaneyGolf Professional Instructor
Martina HingisHall of Fame Tennis Champion and Coach
Marvin LewisEx-NFL Head Coach and NFL TV Analyst
Nancy LiebermanBasketball Hall of Fame & NBA Coach
Joe MaddonChicago Cubs, Manager
John MalleePhiladelphia Phillies, Hitting Coach
Conchita MartinezTennis Coach
Dave MartinezWashington Nationals, Manager
Roberto MartinezBelgium National Team Head Coach
Amelie MauresmoHall of Fame Tennis Champion and Coach
Teri McKeeverOlympic & Cal Berkeley Swimming Coach
Pat MurphyMilwaukee Brewers, Coach
Lou PiniellaFormer MLB Player and Manager
Jim PoppToronto Argonauts (CFL), General Manager
Cael SandersonOlympic Gold Medalist/ Wrestling Coach
David ShawStanford University, Head Football Coach
Mike SmithNFL Coach
Jacque VaughnNBA Legend and Former Head Coach
Don WakamatsuKansas City Royals, Coach
Ty WillinghamFormer NCAA and NFL Coach
Ron WotusSan Francisco Giants, Coach
Phil de PicciottoFounder and President - McLean, VA
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Eva ConfortiDivision Coordinator, Executive OfficeMcLean, VA
Scott HornerSenior DirectorMcLean, VA
Nova LanktreeSenior DirectorChicago, IL
Alyssa RomanoDirector, CommunicationsNew York, NY
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