What We Do

  • Basketball
    Representation • Contract Negotiations
    • Marketing Opportunities
    • Content Creation

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  • esports • Team Advisory
    • Market Overview
    • Brand development
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  • Sports
    Advisory • Property Development
    • Media Rights
    • Technology & Digital Platforms
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Who We Are

  • Happy Walters


  • Josh Swartz


  • Brad Sive

    Chief Revenue Officer

  • Bryce Blum


  • Charles Jackson

    Business Development

  • Ryan Lawrence

    Business Development

  • Avi Bhuiyan

  • Nick Martin

    Business Development

  • Steve McCaskill


  • Chris Gaston


  • Sam White


  • Brandon Curran

    Business Development

  • Eric Brest

  • Sean Davis


  • Aimee Ross

    Operations Manager

  • Luke Zelon

    Business Development


  • New Athletic Training Facility For Excelling In Esports

    Catalyst Sports & Media has collaborated with Sports Academy to unveil the first training facility dedicated specifically to esports with the launch of Sandbox Esports Training Center. The facility features a 2,000 square foot space and can host up to forty gamers at at time. In addition to offering services to top professional gamers, it will host fantasy camps coached by the best League of Legends professionals in the world and amateur camps coached by top ranked players in each game. The initial offering at Sandbox Esports Training Center will focus on League of Legends, Counter-Strike, Overwatch and NBA 2K.

    - Forbes

  • De'Aaron Fox Will Gladly Tell You Why He Deserves To Go Ahead of Lonzo Ball in the NBA Draft

    In a point guard heavy NBA draft, De'Aaron Fox has a message for any team—and amateur prognosticator out there—sleeping on his abilities. "I feel like I’m the best player in this draft no matter what," says Fox.

    - Complex

  • At Home with Iman Shumpert and Teyana Taylor, the Sexiest Couple on Earth

    The pair aren't exactly subtle when it comes to professing their love for one another. And now, the NBA hair god and "Fade" video star talk weekends at Cleveland's Chuck E. Cheese's, reveal where they got married, and call each other on their most annoying habits.

    - GQ

  • Catalyst Sports Enhances Esports Offering with Hire of Esports Industry Leader Avi Bhuiyan

    Catalyst Sports & Media today announced the hire of Avi Bhuiyan as Executive Vice President of esports. Since joining Catalyst on December 12 2016, Bhuiyan helps lead the esports division with Bryce Blum, Executive Vice President of esports, to further build out the company's esports practice. Bhuiyan joins Catalyst from Riot Games, an American video game developer, publisher and esports tournament organizer, where he was an esports official for Riot's League of Legends Championship Series (NA LCS), Riot Games' flagship North American esports league.

    - Yahoo Finance

  • Walters, Swartz target esports with new agency

    Former Relativity Sports executives Happy Walters and Josh Swartz are launching a new venture, Catalyst Sports & Media, that will focus on the business of three global, growing sports: basketball, soccer and esports. Silicon Valley entrepreneur and Novo Construction CEO Jim Fowler is backing the new agency, which has hired some young executives, including Bryce Blum, an attorney who has carved a niche as an expert in esports. Blum will oversee esports as executive vice president.

    - Sports Business Daily