Our team

Stéphane Dray - Founder - FFR Rugby Agent

After starting his career in management/finance with various banks in France and abroad, Stéphane went on to work in the finance department of Adidas France. In 2004, he obtained his FFR sports agent licence. Stéphane started working as a sports agent in 2005 and decided to launch his own company in 2013. His guiding philosophy is to offer a personalised approach and is determined to work with the best partners to resolve all the problems and constraints specific to high-level sport.

Stéphane holds a Master's degree in Sports Economics and Management from the University of Paris-Dauphine, a Professional Master's degree in Sports Law from the Institute of Business Law of Aix-Marseille and a Global Master's degree in International Sports Law from the ISDE in Madrid.
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Clément Marienval - FFR Rugby Agent - FFR Sports Agent

Trained at Bordeaux, Clément played at the highest level for many seasons. After his first professional experiences with Brive, he spent three seasons with Lyon. In 2009, he joined RC Toulon for two years, where he rediscovered the Top 14 and played in the H Cup for the first time. He then returned to Brive and La Rochelle, where he played a key role in the club's return to the Top 14. During the off-season, he joined Biarritz Olympique in Pro D2.

He put an end to his career in 2015 to devote himself fully to his new career: sports agent. He joined SD Management in 2017. His experience as a former professional rugby player combined with his know-how and personal investment with the various players in professional rugby make Clément a key part of the agency. In 2019, he obtained his DU in Sports Law from the University of Montpellier. 

Antoine Ratinaud - FFR Rugby Agent

After four years at academy of Clermont, where he won two French youth championship titles and was selected for various national teams, Antoine signed his first professional contract with the Massy Essonne Rugby Club, where he would spend his entire career as a player. 

In 2019, he decided to become a sports agent. He obtained a university degree in technical management, and was awarded his FFR sports agent licence in October 2020

Antoine brings us all his experience and network after his many years in the world of professional rugby.

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Nicolas Bezy - FFR Rugby Agent

Nicolas trained with Bagneux, US Metro and Stade Français in the youth ranks, before joining Stade Toulousain between 2007 and 2012, before moving on to Stade Français and Grenoble between 2012 and 2014. He joined Brive, still in the Top14, between 2014 and 2018. Nicolas decided to join the ambitious Provence Rugby club between 2018 and 2022.

Wishing to continue to evolve in the world of professional rugby and bring his experience of top-level rugby to clubs and players, he naturally turned to the sports agent profession, joining the SD agency in March 2023. After 15 years of professionalism, Nicolas brings all his experience to the agency.

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Raphael Lakafia

After playing for Grenoble (2006-2009), Biarritz (2009-2014) where he earned his first caps with the XV de France, a European Title (European Challenge) and a participation in the 2011 World Cup in New Zealand, Raphael continues his career in the Stade Français where he wins the Brennus (National Champion) in 2015 and another European Challenge Title in 2017. He then joins Toulon RCT where he remains until 2023. His last contrat brings him to Bordeaux Bègles as a World Cup Medical joker where he ends his professional rugby career in December 2023. 

 In march 2024, he officially joins SD Management, reinforcing the expertise of the team with his experience and knowledge about french and international rugby. 

He therefore officially puts an end to his career and joins the SD management agency in March 2024. Raphaël brings all his experience and background in the world of rugby, both in France and internationally, to strengthen our team and our expertise.

Emmy Bineau - Artistic res.

After playing soccer at a high level (over 100 matches in D2) Emmy decided to study communication & marketing.

After obtaining her bachelor's degree, she launched her entrepreneurial career with the desire to combine her passion with her profession, becoming a graphic designer for sports entities and top-level athletes.

Since October 2021, Emmy has joined SD Management. Through her artistic creativity and know-how as well as her expertise, she supports players and brands on the optimization of their communication, their story telling and their content creations.

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Sophie Maconnaux - Administrative and financial manager

After three years at a Paris-based accounting school, where she graduated with a diploma in accounting and finance, Sophie spent fourteen years with the Hotels Ocre & Azur group.

She goes on to take on a new challenge, taking over the financial management of the Chullanka group, which specializes in outdoor sports. She will join the SD agency in September 2022 as administrative and financial manager.

Ophélie De Oliveira - Sponsorship Manager

Alongside her career in top-level athletics (participation in the World University Championships and the European U23 Championships), Ophelie completed a double degree in sports marketing in Chambéry and sports coaching and administration in the USA.

After a number of experiences, notably as a communications and sales manager for professional sports clubs, she joined the agency in 2023 to support players in their personal branding strategy and develop image/sponsoring partnerships.

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