SSPARK Managing Services, a 360-degree sports management and marketing firm headquartered in Jaipur today announced the first round of signings that includes leading athletes of the country from various sports. The current roster includes Deepak Hooda (Kabbadi), Ajay Thakur (Kabaddi), Ravi Bishnoi (Cricket), Priya Punia (Cricket), Saweety Boora (Boxing), Arokia Rajiv (Athletics), Anand Pokarde (Kho-Kho) among a few.
SSPARK’s array of services range across various aspects of sports management such as Venue and Operations Management, Talent Management, Grassroot Sports Development, Sponsorship and Marketing, Sports Tours, Sports IP Development, Hospitality Management, Skill Development, etc.
Over the years , the team has worked on some of the most sporting challenging events such as the Indian Premier League, Pro-Kabaddi League, IPTL, etc. Our associations include sporting giants such as Rajasthan Royals, BCCI, Jaipur Pink Panthers, Red Bull, Rajasthan State Sports Council, UAE Royals to name a few.
The sports management firm is the brainchild of Rajeev Khanna, a lawyer by profession who has over 16 years of experience in the sport industry. Rajeev’s latest stint was with Rajasthan Royals as the team’s Vice President overlooking the operations of team’s home ground in Jaipur and spearheading the advocacy for the franchise. Prior to that, Rajeev was also the Chief Operating Officer (C.O.O) for Kings XI Punjab in 2016 and 2017.
“We, at SSPARK, focus on unearthing and nurturing young talent and provide them with a platform for their holistic development both on and off the field”. Our services include Brand Image Management, Sports Exposure, High-Performance Training, Public Relations, Sponsorship, Endorsements, and many more to guarantee their success,” added Khanna.
Signing up with the SSPARK, Deepak Hooda, the Captain of the Indian Kabaddi Team said “Apart from my personal sports journey, my aim is to develop the game of Kabaddi in the country and encourage young players to join the sport. SSPARK Sports has gone above and beyond to help me start the DNH Foundation to nurture and develop young sporting talent.”
Ravi Bishnoi, the spin-wizard of the India Under-19 Cricket Team and up-and-coming bowler Kings XI Punjab bowler, says “I have been associated with SSPARK since the onset of my career. SSPARK has always been supportive of young athletes like me. They have guided and offered much needed support throughout my journey. I am thrilled for all that they have helped me achieve and look forward to continuing the my journey with them”.