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Why is human first, athlete second, so important to Sportsplayer and our team?

At Sportsplayer Management, our philosophy is anchored in the principle of "Human First, Athlete Second." This isn't just a slogan; it's a deeply ingrained belief that resonates at the core of our organization and guides our approach to athlete management.

Under the visionary leadership of Tyran Smith, we have set forth on a mission to transform the professional sports culture. Tyran's insights, drawn from his extensive experience in Rugby League, have shaped our focus on looking beyond the athletic performance. We seek players with leadership, training ethics, and positive behavior, both on and off the field.

Our emphasis is on recognizing athletes as individuals with unique qualities, emotions, and experiences. Sporting achievements are commendable and significant, but they do not define a person's worth or potential. Success is about more than just winning games or achieving milestones; it's about personal growth, integrity, and finding fulfillment in the journey.

In our coaching and management, we strive to help athletes separate their self-worth from their personal achievements. We remind them that they are not the sum of their victories or defeats, and that self-worth should remain steady, not bouncing up and down like a yo-yo with each game's outcome. This approach helps in building resilience and contentment, enabling athletes to thrive even when they face setbacks or failures.

Central to our philosophy is the cultivation of self-compassion and kindness. We encourage our athletes to treat themselves with understanding and patience, recognizing that imperfections, mistakes, and failures are part of the shared human experience. By fostering a culture that values self-awareness, mindfulness, and self-acceptance, we provide a supportive environment where athletes can develop both professionally and personally.

"Human First, Athlete Second" is more than a tagline for us at Sportsplayer Management; it's our way of life. It's a commitment to changing how athletes see themselves and how the world sees athletes. We believe that by placing the human aspect before the athlete, we are not only nurturing more well-rounded and resilient individuals but also contributing to a healthier, more positive sporting industry. It's a vision that reflects our cardinal values of honesty and integrity, and we are dedicated to making it a reality.